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DBMS > Datomic vs. IRONdb vs. RocksDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. IRONdb vs. RocksDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 durabilityA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserocksdb.orgrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.circonus.com/­irondbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectCirconus LLC.Facebook, Inc.RocksetSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122017201320191992
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019V0.10.20, January 20186.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnodynamic typingyes
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in Luanonoyes, 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 peersAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesnoACID
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 developmentnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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