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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MaxDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#99  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20141984
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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