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DBMS > Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SWC-DB

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NameKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitekx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP infoformerly SybaseAlex Kashirin
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319922020
Current release3.6, May 201817, July 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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