DB-EnginesExtremeDB: hybrid in-memory and persistent storage based on a true IMDSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Oracle vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Oracle vs. SAP IQ

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used RDBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1270.94
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score4.63
Rank#79  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201419801994
Current release19c, February 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLHadoop integration
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-storageACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
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.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLOracleSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

Introduction to Apache Spark: Big Data Analytics Simplified
4 September 2018, Business 2 Community

provided by Google News

Oracle Database RDBMS | Relational Database Review 2021
3 June 2021, Datamation

Dovetail, RDB Consulting boost Ackermans' Oracle Database management and support
11 June 2021, ITWeb

Managing the database: Oracle focuses on failure protection, speed, scalability and cost
21 May 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Oracle ups the ante in MySQL competition while others maneuver for market share
25 May 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Oracle Focuses on Improving Database Speed ​​During LogFire Migration
7 June 2021, Illinois News

provided by Google News

SAP Unveils New Services in SAP HANA Cloud
28 April 2021, Database Trends and Applications

SAP HANA Cloud Offers High-Performance Management of Data for Users
20 April 2021, Inside SAP Magazine

A look inside the SAP IQ column-oriented database
10 March 2016, TechTarget

Delphix Partner Spotlight on J2 Consulting
20 April 2021, Security Boulevard

Forrester Research Names SAP a Leader in Data Management for Analytics
18 February 2020, Data & Storage Asean

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

ORACLE DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
HRA/DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, Brooklyn, NY

Oracle Database Administrator
PepsiCo, Plano, TX

REMOTE - Database Analyst (Unix/Oracle)
General Dynamics Information Technology, Minnesota

Senior Oracle Applications Database Administrator
Infobean, New York, NY

Oracle Database Administrator
Highmark Health, Pittsburgh, PA

SAP ILM & Data Archiving Consultant
Accenture, Los Angeles, CA

Sybase DBA
Stefanini, Inc, Dallas, TX

Junior Data Strategy Analyst (JDSA)
National Capitol Contracting (NCC), Norfolk, VA

Data Solution Architect
Fivesky, Alpharetta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here