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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffInterSystemsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420181992
Current release2021.1, June 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
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)AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
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.noyesyes
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
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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