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DBMS > MaxDB vs. SingleStore vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. SingleStore vs. Sqrrl

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.singlestore.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SingleStore Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release198420132012
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20207.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, GoJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSqrrl
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Conferences and events

Distributed SQL Architecture: A Primer on Rowstore and Columnstore Databases
Webinar, 10am PST, 1 February 2022

Databases and DevOps. TechTalk with Joe Karlsson (SingleStore) and Rizel Scarlett (GitHub)
Webinar, 9 am PST, 9 February 2022

Migrating from PostgreSQL to Drive 20-100x Faster Performance
Webinar, 10am PST, 15 February 2022

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