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DBMS > Datomic vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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 durabilityWidely used in-process key-value storeEmbeddable 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 infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#95  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score3.58
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012199420131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 201918.1.40, May 20206.20.3, May 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes infoonly for the SQL APInoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replicationnoneSource-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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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