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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 durabilityOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseEmbeddable 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 DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.96
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score3.58
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comravendb.netrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comravendb.net/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCognitectHibernating RhinosFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201020131992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20195.1, November 20206.20.3, May 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC#C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyesACID
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 developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DatomicRavenDBRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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