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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  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 durabilityCloud-based data warehousing serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.71
Rank#106  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score6.30
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectIBMSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201220141992
Current release0.9.5951, July 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsPL/SQL, SQL PLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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