DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CockroachDB vs. Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Datomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.46
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#63  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCockroach LabsCognitectSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201520121992
Current release21.1.2, June 20210.9.5951, July 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
CockroachCloud: Get your applications to market faster with a fully managed CockroachDB instance. Leave the daily maintenance, security, and operations of your database to us, and spend more time building apps and running your business.
Implementation languageGoJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Clojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CockroachDBDatomicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
» more
Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
» more
Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
» more
Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, TuneGo, Shipt,...
» more
Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
» more
Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CockroachDBDatomicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Recent citations in the news

An Introduction to a Distributed SQL Database with CockroachDB
4 August 2021, Database Trends and Applications

The DL on CockroachDB
24 July 2021, TechCrunch

The CockroachDB EC-1
15 July 2021, TechCrunch

CockroachDB, the database that just won't die
15 July 2021, TechCrunch

Scaling CockroachDB in the red ocean of relational databases
15 July 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Brazil's Nubank Acquires US Software Firm Cognitect
30 July 2020, Nearshore Americas

Nubank buys firm behind Clojure programming language
28 July 2020, Finextra

Latin American banking giant Nubank snaps up US software company
24 July 2020, AltFi

Nubank's credit card business surges in Brazil
2 October 2020, Euromoney magazine

These are the top 25 people who will have the most influence in tech this year, according to a survey of over
24 July 2019, Business Insider India

provided by Google News

Top Data Management Platforms & Systems 2021 | ESF
22 July 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

SAP SQL Anywhere
3 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Best Database Management Software 2020
14 July 2020, Datamation

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Account Executive, Enterprise
Cockroach Labs, Chicago, IL

Senior Software Engineer
Lindsay, Omaha, NE

Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager
Cockroach Labs, New York, NY

Product Recruiter
Cockroach Labs, United States

Technical Support Engineer
Cockroach Labs, United States

Sr. iOS Engineer
Client Resources, Inc., Lincoln, NE

Clojure Software Engineer
Nomi Health, Austin, TX

Data Platform Engineer
Analytical Flavor Systems, Inc, Remote

Senior Developer - (Back End)
Railsbank, Austin, TX

Sr. Product Manager
Parkside, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here