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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. Machbase vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  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.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.machbase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsendoc.machbase.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMachbaseSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520131992
Current releaseV13, October 2020V4.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
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.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
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 replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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