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DBMS > Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. Netezza vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. Netezza vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsEmbeddable 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 DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score19.82
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzarocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectHypertable Inc.IBMFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122009200020131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 20166.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux infoincluded in applianceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyesACID
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)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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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