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DBMS > Drizzle vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.In-memory JavaScript DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.70
Rank#252  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score5.66
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJShelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200820141992
Current release7.2.4, September 201217, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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