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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. EventStoreDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.Industrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent StoreRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.96
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.eventstore.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdevelopers.eventstore.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBEvent Store LimitedSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520121992
Current releaseV13, October 202021.2, February 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EDB PostgresEventStoreDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Guaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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EventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Event-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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EventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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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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Available as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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