DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb vs. SQLite

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score31.63
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#246  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Score121.95
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014199220132000
Current release17, July 20153.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScriptno
TriggersJavaScriptyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDDocument is locked during a transactionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
Navicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSequoiadbSQLite
DB-Engines blog posts

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Microsoft to introduce a free tier of its Cosmos DB NoSQL database
5 March 2020, ZDNet

Microsoft announces the new Azure Cosmos DB Free Tier - MSPoweruser
5 March 2020, MSPoweruser

How to make the most of Azure Cosmos DB's free tier
10 March 2020, InfoWorld

Microsoft faces trademark dispute in Ahmedabad
18 March 2020, BusinessLine

NoSQL Databases Software Market Will Grow at a Healthy With Top Key Players – MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic
17 March 2020, Bandera County Courier

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP launches HANA cloud platform, partners with Siemens, Intel
6 May 2015, IT World Canada

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

SequoiaDB 3.0 Released, New-Generation Multi-Model NewSQL Database
25 June 2018, PR Newswire

Top 25 IoT Startups To Watch In 2019
3 February 2019, Forbes

Spark in Action Book Review & Interview
18 March 2016, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Fedora Looking To Transition The RPM Database From Berkeley DB To SQLite
16 March 2020, Phoronix

Beyond the mainstream database offerings
26 March 2020, Corporate IT

Learn SQL and database design with Raspberry Pi
19 March 2020, Blogdottv

Facebook Natively Rewrites Messenger to Make it Faster and Smaller on iOS
3 March 2020, InfoQ.com

Facebook revamps Messenger, cuts code from 1.7 million lines to 360,000
2 March 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Jr. Azure Data Engineer
34T GoDeploy Group, Miami, FL

Azure/ Cloud Data Architect
TCS, Blue Ash, OH

Azure Architect
PriServe Consulting Inc, Nashville, TN

Azure Customer Engineer
Microsoft, Korea, VA

Azure Architect
SRI Tech Soutions Inc, Lake Mary, FL

Software Developer - Remote Opportunity
Adela Technologies, Remote

Xamarin Developer
Vertex IT Services, Englewood, CO

Android Developer
ATM.com, Newport Beach, CA

Database Administrator
Improvix Technologies, Washington, DC

Database Specialist Curriculum Developer
Red Hat Software, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here