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DBMS > BaseX vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.The SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSRDBMS 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 modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
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Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score42.76
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orghelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheregithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHSAP, SybaseSAP infoformerly SybaseTerark
Initial release2007198719922016
Current release10.3, October 202216.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava and Transact-SQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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