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DBMS > Datomic vs. DuckDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. DuckDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score3.92
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comduckdb.orgrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comduckdb.org/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.Sybase, SAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122018201319931992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.2, August 20206.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
C++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
C++
Java
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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