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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SWC-DB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#228  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score5.62
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaSAP infoformerly SybaseAlex Kashirin
Initial release201419922020
Current release17, July 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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