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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. STSdb

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperKineticaFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012201319922011
Current release6.06.5.3, January 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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