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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake vs. WakandaDB

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release2002199220142012
Current release4.017, July 20152.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACIDACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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