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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. Nebula Graph vs. Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TimescaleDB

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.76
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#175  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score155.01
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score6.30
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#102  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
redis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.nebula-graph.ioredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.timescale.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoVesoft Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP infoformerly SybaseTimescale
Initial release19842019200919922017
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20196.0.10 , January 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++CC
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemaschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 infoexport as XML data possiblenonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InterbaseNebula GraphRedisSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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