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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1321.26
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score5.63
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#83  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracleSAP infoformerly SybaseRocket Software
Initial release198019921985
Current release19c, February 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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OracleSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Conferences and events

Oracle OpenWorld 2019
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