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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FileMaker vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FileMaker vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#298  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#373  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score52.41
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSybase, SAP
Initial release20142012197919831993
Current releaseV3, October 202019.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia pluginsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
PHPDelphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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