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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.83
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score51.62
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012201319922006
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.11.4, July 202017, July 20158.6.2, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava plugins
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDoptimistic locking
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-standardyes

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