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DBMS > Datomic vs. Faircom DB vs. GridGain vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Faircom DB vs. GridGain vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 durabilityNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#128  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.gridgain.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectFairCom CorporationGridGain Systems, Inc.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20121979200720131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019V12, November 2020GridGain 8.5.16.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureANSI C, C++Java, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesnoyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes (replicated cache)noneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)Yes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
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 developmentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGridGainRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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