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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OrientDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OrientDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverorientdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEsgynMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20152014198920101992
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.1.9, February 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScriptC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresView functions in JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJava, Javascriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoyesyesHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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