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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Weaviate

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSAP infoformerly SybaseSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201419922017
Current release17, July 20150.21.5, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery

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