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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Firebird vs. Kinetica vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.70
Rank#78  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score22.55
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#198  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score54.69
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.yandexwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationclickhouse.yandex/­docswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperYandex LLCFirebird FoundationKineticaSAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201220101992
Current releasev19.13.3.26, August 20193.0.5, January 20206.02.0 SPS04, April 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLuser defined functionsSQLScript, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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