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System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tarantool

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score5.62
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#146  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseVK
Initial release19922008
Current release17, July 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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