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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
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Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score45.45
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score3.59
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.SAP, SybaseSybase, SAP
Initial release200219871993
Current release4.016.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava and Transact-SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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