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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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 scalabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEnterpriseDBInterSystemsSAP infoformerly Sybaseinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release20082005201819922015
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V13, October 20202021.1, June 202117, July 20151.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercialcommercial
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
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes infoon the application server
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleEDB PostgresInterSystems IRISSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywheresearchxml
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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