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DBMS > Derby vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tkrzw

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.72
Rank#77  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#189  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.geomesa.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmldbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCCRi and othersMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release19972014198919922020
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20203.1.1, January 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 20150.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationdepending on storage layeryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layeryesyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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