DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > QuestDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameQuestDB  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 dataSADAS 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.24
Rank#155  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Score5.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitequestdb.iowww.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 LimitedSADAS s.r.l.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420061992
Current release8.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID for single-table writesACID
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 infothrough memory mapped filesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
QuestDBSadas EngineSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
» more
Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
» more
News

Time Series Forecasting with TensorFlow and QuestDB
20 June 2022

Building a Data Pipeline using QuestDB and Confluent Kafka
7 June 2022

QuestDB 6.4 Release Highlights
31 May 2022

4Bn rows/sec query benchmark: Clickhouse vs QuestDB vs Timescale
26 May 2022

How to build a real-time crypto tracker with Redpanda and QuestDB
25 May 2022

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
QuestDBSadas EngineSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Recent citations in the news

QuestDB snares $12M Series A with hosted version coming soon
3 November 2021, TechCrunch

Read the Pitch Deck Database Startup QuestDB Used to Raise $12 Million
11 November 2021, Business Insider

Build a Real-time Stock Price Dashboard With Python, QuestDB and Plotly
6 November 2021, hackernoon.com

QuestDB nabs $2.3M seed to build open source time series database
2 July 2020, TechCrunch

Time Series Databases Software Market Size, Scope and Forecast | InfluxDB, Kx Systems Inc., Prometheus, Amazon Web Service (AWS), Google, LLC, DataStax, SenX SAS, Trendalyze, QuasarDB – Designer Women
23 June 2022, Designer Women

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
21 March 2022, TechTarget

Top Data Management Platforms & Systems 2022 | ESF
22 July 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

AWS, GCP, Oracle, Azure, SAP lead cloud DBMS market: Gartner
15 February 2022, CRN Australia

Rimini Street expands support beyond SAP and Oracle
23 January 2019, InsideSAP

SAP administration / development Definitions - SearchSAP
21 March 2022, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Product Manager
NXLog, Remote

Ex-Founder (Design your role)
Hydra, Remote

Principal Database Systems Engineer
Hydra, Remote

Ex-Founder (Design your role)
Hydra, San Francisco, CA

Principal Database Systems Engineer
Hydra, Austin, TX

Software Engineer III
Live Nation, Chantilly, VA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here