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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. GridDB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  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 durabilityScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEmbeddable 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.83
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#192  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comgriddb.netrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectToshiba CorporationFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201320131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.5, June 20206.11.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicGridDBRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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