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

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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 DBMSRDBMS 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 DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.nebula-graph.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.timescale.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoVesoft Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseTimescale
Initial release1984201919922017
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemayesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, 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 possiblenoyesyes
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.yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.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++
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 languageyes, 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
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InterbaseNebula GraphSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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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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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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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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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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