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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EDB Postgres vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. KeyDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EDB Postgres vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. KeyDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#268  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.keydb.devhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEnterpriseDBInterSystemsEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20082005201820191992
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V13, October 20202021.1, June 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoBSD-3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyessimple password-based access control and ACLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleEDB PostgresInterSystems IRISKeyDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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