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System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB Inc
Initial release19922011
Current release17, July 20157.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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