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DBMS > BaseX vs. EDB Postgres vs. LeanXcale vs. Quasardb vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. EDB Postgres vs. LeanXcale vs. Quasardb vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#296  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.enterprisedb.comwww.leanxcale.comquasardb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperBaseX GmbHEnterpriseDBLeanXcalequasardbSybase, SAP
Initial release20072005201520091993
Current release10.2, September 202214, December 20213.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
HTTP API.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient modeno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXEDB PostgresLeanXcaleQuasardbSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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