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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleSymasMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release20142010201120161993
Current release0.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnononoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
CC#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyesMulti-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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)noyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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