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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. HBase vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  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)Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#233  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#284  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score40.41
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score3.30
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orghbase.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhbase.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSybase, SAP
Initial release2014201220081993
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
.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++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.yesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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