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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1252.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.30
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#251  Overall
#37  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release199519922013
Current release5.7.32 , October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScript
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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