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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Infobright vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Infobright vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#250  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAlibabaIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014201620051992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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