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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MySQL vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used open source RDBMSKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldev.mysql.com/­docdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracleSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014199520111992
Current release8.0.17, July 201918.3, November 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Electable Master-Slave per shardMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLMySQLOracle NoSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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