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System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. MemSQL vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.memsql.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comdocs.memsql.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperInterSystemsMemSQL Inc.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release1997201320131992
Current release2017.2, October 20177.1.7, August 20206.11.4, July 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keysnoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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