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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 environmentsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#307  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#338  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
#151  Relational DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationSybase, SAPAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20142012197919932008
Current releaseV3, October 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesyes
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
.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
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesno
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 logsMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
none
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-storagenoACIDACIDACID
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 configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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