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

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.57
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#155  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score5.57
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSquestdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperQuestDB LimitedSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201420141992
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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LokiJSQuestDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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