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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031992
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.6, May 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++q
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleKdb+SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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