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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanthelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftSybase, SAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20052010201219931992
Current releaseV13, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedhostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
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.View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nononono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EDB PostgresIBM CloudantMicrosoft Azure Table StorageSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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