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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score6.60
Rank#53  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgopentsdb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. Wulffcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420111992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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