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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  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.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.96
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBGigaspaces TechnologiesSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520001992
Current releaseV13, October 202015.5, September 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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.yesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresGigaSpaces InsightEdgeSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Application Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Forrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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GigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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