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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. BaseX vs. InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSNative XML DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score1.25
Rank#174  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#375  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#73  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.combasex.orgboilerbay.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.basex.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheregithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAltibaseBaseX GmbHBoiler Bay Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseTerark
Initial release19992007200219922016
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 202110.2, September 20224.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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