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DBMS > SAP SQL Anywhere vs. WakandaDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. WakandaDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access dataHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwakanda.github.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseWakanda SASYugabyte Inc.
Initial release199220122017
Current release17, July 20152.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), 20192.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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 SQLyesnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesyes
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SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereWakandaDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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