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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#294  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCognitectFairCom CorporationFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20121979201319922017
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019V12, November 20206.22.1, July 202117, July 20151.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureANSI C, C++C++Go
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
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
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++noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyesno
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 partitioningnonenoneSharding
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).noneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentyesACIDno
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 developmentyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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DatomicFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACERocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereWeaviate
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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