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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA 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 environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.66
Rank#103  Overall
#49  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
Score2.54
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.timescale.com
DeveloperCognitectInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseTimescale
Initial release20121997201319922017
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192017.2, October 20176.11.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDACID
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 developmentyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicInterSystems CachéRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source time-series database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersComcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, LAIKA, Nutanix, Sakura Internet, Schneider Electric,...
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Market metricsWith over 8.5K GitHub stars and growing, 1.8 million+ downloads, and an active Slack...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including a fully managed Cloud-hosted solution,...
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