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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. MaxDB vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.73
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.25
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.openqm.comwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFatCloudSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Martin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20121984199320132008
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20203.4-127.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsWindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesyesyesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
FatDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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