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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. FaunaDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.45
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#130  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyfauna.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.fauna.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMcObjectFauna, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200120141992
Current release8.1, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Multi-source replicationSource-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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eXtremeDBFaunaDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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