DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Ingres vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.34
Rank#55  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#292  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingreshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperActian CorporationSAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB IncGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s199220112000
Current release11.0, April 201717, July 20157.x14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC#Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NETLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableyesnono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NetGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows AuthenticationRole-based access control

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
IngresSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereVelocityDBXAP
Recent citations in the news

PostgreSQL turns performance up for v12 release
3 October 2019, DevClass

The Graph Market Is Standardizing and That's Great News for Users
2 December 2019, RTInsights

The Enduring Influence Of Postgres
18 January 2019, iProgrammer

Perl Unicode Forensics
28 October 2019, iProgrammer

DigitalOcean Adds PostgreSQL Database To Its Growing Portfolio Of Managed Services
16 February 2019, Forbes

provided by Google News

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

IoT Cloud Solutions Provide Enterprises Affordable Access to High-Speed Data Networks: SAP Labs
13 February 2018, DATAQUEST

provided by Google News

Top 3 In-memory Computing Platforms
6 November 2019, Customer Think

The Alpine A110 Rally on all fronts in 2020
24 January 2020, automobilsport.com

Space-based Architecture and Microservices in XAP
29 December 2015, DZone News

GigaSpaces Empowers Developers with Open Source In-Memory Computing Platform
11 August 2016, insideBIGDATA

In-Memory Analytics to Boost Flight Ops for Major US Airline
11 April 2016, Datanami

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Specialist II
Computer World Services, Elizabeth City, NC

Database Developer Level I
VariQ Corporation, Elizabeth City, NC

Applications Developer (Level I)
VariQ, Elizabeth City, NC

Database Specialist
Enterprise Information Services, Inc., Elizabeth City, NC

Business Process Analyst Level I
VariQ, Elizabeth City, NC

Database Administrator
ECR Software Corporation, Boone, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandraâ„¢ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here