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DBMS > Datomic vs. DuckDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. DuckDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SQream DB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comduckdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comduckdb.org/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.sqream.com
DeveloperCognitectSAP infoformerly SybaseSQream Technologies
Initial release2012201819922014
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.2, August 202017, July 20152020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions in Python
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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