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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. MemSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  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 durabilityMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.13
Rank#100  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score6.33
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.memsql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.memsql.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectMemSQL Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201220131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20197.1.10, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version requiredAIX
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesyes, 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 peersShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationSource-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 Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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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