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DBMS > Datomic vs. Ignite vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Ignite vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 durabilityApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable 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 DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.66
Rank#103  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score5.08
Rank#71  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#43  Relational DBMS
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comignite.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectApache Software FoundationInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20122015199720131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.62017.2, October 20176.11.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.noyesyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyesACID
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 developmentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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