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System Properties Comparison NuoDB vs. RavenDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score1.12
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.nuodb.comravendb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.comravendb.net/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.Hibernating RhinosSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201320101992
Current release4.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infotunable commit protocolACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
NuoDBRavenDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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