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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Faircom EDGE vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#233  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score8.68
Rank#54  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.03
Rank#372  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score3.30
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.datastax.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataStaxFairCom CorporationSybase, SAP
Initial release2014201119791993
Current release6.8, April 2020V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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 infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLDatastax EnterpriseFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGESAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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