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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Sequoiadb vs. ToroDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#246  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#297  Overall
#39  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.8Kdata
Initial release2014199220132016
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScript
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDDocument is locked during a transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles

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