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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tarantool vs. WakandaDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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 environmentsIn-memory database with an integrated application serverWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#327  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tarantool.iowakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBSAP infoformerly SybaseMail.ru GroupWakanda SAS
Initial release2005199220082012
Current releaseV13, October 202017, July 20152.4.2, July 20202.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
JavaScript
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 PerlLua, C and SQL stored proceduresyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTarantoolWakandaDB
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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