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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.19
Rank#105  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESThelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonPerconaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014201220081992
Current release8.0.18-9, December 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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)hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
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 proceduresnonoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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