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DBMS > SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlterminusdb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhereterminusdb.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release199220182011
Current release17, July 20151.0, 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageProlog, RustC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlBased on Windows Authentication

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