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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Infobright vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
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Score1.01
Rank#151  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score54.97
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.SAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2009200520101992
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.0 SPS04, April 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoSQLScript, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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