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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Druid vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Druid vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMetamarkets Group and contributorsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420121992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJSON over HTTPADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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