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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.06
Rank#111  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score5.20
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperIBMSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20141992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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