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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Greenplum vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Greenplum vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score13.98
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggreenplum.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffPivotal Software Inc.Sybase, SAP
Initial release201420051993
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
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.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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