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DBMS > MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TypeDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TypeDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#194  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.vaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP infoformerly SybaseGrakn Labs / VaticleRocket Software
Initial release1995199220161985
Current release8.0.26, July 202117, July 20152.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
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
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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MySQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTypeDB infoformerly named GraknUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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