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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SQLite

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.21
Rank#92  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score43.58
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score134.63
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanthelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014SAP, SybaseDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201019872000
Current release16.03.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava and Transact-SQLno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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