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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. LokiJS vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere
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|Name||GBase Xexclude from comparison||LokiJS Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||SAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere Xexclude from comparison|
|GBase seems to be discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Document store||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||SAP formerly Sybase|
|Initial release||2014||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||1992|
|Current release||GBase 8a||12.1, November 2019||17, July 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source||Open Source BSD||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no||no|
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|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||yes|
|Secondary indexes||yes via views||yes||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes standard with numerous extensions||yes|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||Master-slave replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||Master-slave replication Database mirroring|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||none||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no atomic operations within a single collection possible||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes Serialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||no||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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