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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VoltDB
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|Widely used open source RDBMS
|RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
|Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS Used for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
|Primary database model
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API
|Secondary database models
|Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
|SAP formerly Sybase
|8.3.0, January 2024
|17, July 2015
|11.3, April 2022
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
|Open Source AGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|C and C++
|Server operating systems
OS X for development
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|yes with proprietary extensions
|yes only a subset of SQL 99
|APIs and other access methods
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages
Erlang not officially supported
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes proprietary syntax
|yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Source-replica replication Database mirroring
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes not for MyISAM storage engine
|no FOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|ACID not for MyISAM storage engine
|ACID Transactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine
|yes Data access is serialized by the server
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes Snapshots and command logging
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
|Users and roles with access to stored procedures
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|SAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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