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System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. XAP

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsIn-memory computing software platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infoValues are user defined objects
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Score5.20
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#158  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.gigaspaces.com
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release19922000
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
.NET
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
JPA
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereXAP
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