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SAP SQL Anywhere System Properties

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score5.22
Rank#48  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websitego.sap.com/­product/­data-mgmt/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperSAP formerly Sybase
Initial release1992
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 simple storing of XML data or formatting query results in XML is possible
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication Database mirroring
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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SAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Recent citations in the news

SAP SQL Anywhere upgrade hits IoT, mobility, data security
24 July 2015, TechTarget

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15 July 2015, PCWorld

SAP Aims to Close the IoT Gap
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SAP and Apple push iOS development with SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS
28 February 2017, TechTarget

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