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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. etcd vs. eXtremeDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A distributed reliable key-value storeNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score8.85
Rank#45  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.cometcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
www.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMcObjectKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2005200120121992
Current releaseV10, November 20173.4, August 20198.1, November 20196.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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eXtremeDB on AWS: High performance DBMS for HPC and Capital Market computing
Implementation languageCGoC and C++C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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.noyesuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesyes infoby defining eventsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Active Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EDB PostgresetcdeXtremeDBKineticaSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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