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Sequoiadb System Properties

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DescriptionNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Rank#237  Overall
#32  Document stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2013
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access control
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Specific characteristics

SequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes: the distributed NewSQL, the distributed file system & object storage, and the high-performance multi-model storage.

SequoiaDB Specific Characteristics

  • Standard SQL access, MySQL compatibility
  • Financial-level distributed OLTP
  • Distributed Architecture
  • Multi-Model Data Engines
  • HTAP (Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing)
  • Data Security and Disaster Recovery(DR)
Competitive advantages

SequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses the pain points of financial-level transactional database system.

In the architecture aspect, SequoiaDB applies the native distributed architecture, and the independently developed distributed engine guarantees the elastic scale out of the DBMS and the mass data increasing. Meanwhile, SequoiaDB adapts to the distributed architecture of cloud database, which makes the transactional database infrastructure could satisfy the need of achieving the micro-services and cloud-native architecture.

In the transaction and consistency aspect, SequoiaDB guarantees ACID compliance, distributed transaction capabilities across tables and nodes, configurable consistency level between strong consistency and eventual consistency.

In the operation and maintenance aspect, SequoiaDB supports standard SQL access, and is compatible with MySQL/PostgreSQL in protocol level, which could reduce the migration and utilization difficulty of core business to the fully extent.

In the data security aspect, the high availability and disaster recovery (DR) ability cross data centers of SequoiaDB have already implemented DR backup in different sites, meeting the hyper financial-level data security needs.

Typical application scenarios

As a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed OLTP, and completely compatible with MySQL/PostgreSQL, which is perfectly qualified for core transaction business. Meanwhile, SequoiaDB’s use cases range from  financial industry history data platform, financial industry video platform, financial counter monitoring system, operational data lake, private cloud database platform, to computer vision and AI and more.

For more information, see typical scenarios solutions here:

sequoiadb/best solutions

Key customers
  • China Minsheng Bank ​
  • Bank of China
  • Hengfeng Bank
  • China GUANGFA Bank
  • PICC
  • China Mobile
  • Chine Telecom
  • Qunar.com
  • Tuniu.com
  • Domob
  • ...
Market metrics

2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed

More than 1000 enterprise customers and community users

Deploy on core system of more than 50 major financial institutions of Fortune-500 Level.

Licensing and pricing models

Open source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services

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25 June 2018, PR Newswire

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8 July 2019, MelodyReports

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