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DBMS > Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SpaceTime vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SpaceTime vs. Tarantool

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.In-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#137  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperCognitectSAP infoformerly SybaseMireoMail.ru Group
Initial release2012199220202008
Current release0.9.5951, July 201917, July 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneFixed-grid hypercubesHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
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 developmentyesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and roles

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