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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. LeanXcale vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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 durabilityA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesEmbeddable 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 storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.05
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#268  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.38
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.leanxcale.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectLeanXcaleFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201520131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.20.3, May 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough Apache Derbynoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
Java
Scala
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
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 developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicLeanXcaleRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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