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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orghive.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homehelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420121992
Current release3.1.2, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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