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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MySQL vs. OrientDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used open source RDBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)RDBMS 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 APIDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score5.14
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.mysql.comorientdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldev.mysql.com/­docorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014199520101992
Current release8.0.18, October 20193.0.23, August 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
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
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
HTTP 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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJava, Javascriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersyesyesHooksyes
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
Master-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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