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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. AllegroGraph vs. MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#32  Document stores
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#161  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgfranz.com/­agraph/­allegrographwww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFranz Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014200419951992
Current release6.6.0, August 20198.0.18, October 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nono infobulk load of XML files possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 proceduresnoyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonewith Federationhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAllegroGraphMySQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader Document Store and Graph Database. Supporting JSON...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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