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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. ScyllaDB vs. SiriDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.scylladb.comsiridb.net
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanthelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.scylladb.comdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014SAP infoformerly SybaseScyllaDBTransceptor Technology
Initial release2010199220152017
Current release17, July 2015Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
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
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes, Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple rights management via user accounts
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IBM CloudantSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereScyllaDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

Finished events

Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, Video Available, 28 October 2021 (finished)

Demystifying the Distributed Database Landscape
Webinar, Video Available, 2 December 2021 (finished)

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