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DBMS > BaseX vs. NSDb vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. NSDb vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. Spark SQL

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score42.85
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score22.61
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgnsdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgnsdb.io/­Architecturehelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHSAP, SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release2007201719872014
Current release10.1, August 202216.03.3.0 ( 2.13), June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava and Transact-SQLno
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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