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DBMS > Datomic vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#305  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comrdf4j.orgrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comrdf4j.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperCognitectSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB Inc
Initial release20122004201319922011
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.22.1, July 202117, July 20157.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedyesACIDACID
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)yes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyesyes
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-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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