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

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperEnterpriseDBSAP infoformerly SybaseScyllaDB
Initial release200519922015
Current releaseV13, October 202017, July 2015Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, 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 Perlyes, Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Scylla Virtual Workshop
Virtual Workshop, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST, 25 June 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
12PM-4PM GMT / 2PM-6PM CEST / 5:30PM-9:30PM IST, 28 July 2021

Scylla University LIVE (AMERICAS)
9AM-1PM PT / 12PM-4PM ET / 1PM-5PM BRT, 29 July 2021

Finished events

Building Event Streaming Architectures on Scylla and Kafka
Webinar, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT, 17 June 2021 (finished)

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