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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TiDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe 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.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
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Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comejdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperEnterpriseDBSoftmotionsSAP infoformerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2005201219922016
Current releaseV13, October 202017, July 20155.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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EDB PostgresEJDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTiDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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