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System Properties Comparison QuestDB vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014200920061992
Current release2.1.0, April 20158.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes infothrough memory mapped filesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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QuestDBRiak KVSadas EngineSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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