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

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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  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 durabilitydBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopEmbeddable 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 DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.dbase.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectAsthon TateHypertable Inc.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20121979200920131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019dBASE 2019, 20190.9.8.11, March 20166.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen 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 VMDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.C++ API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
dBase proprietary IDEC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.nonoyes, 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 peersnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneselectable replication factor on file system levelnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoyesACID
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 controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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