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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. Derby vs. RavenDB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#375  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#158  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.21
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netalasql.orgdb.apache.org/­derbyravendb.net
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Andrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2016201419972010
Current release2.1, December 201810.16.1.1, May 20225.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIJDBC.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptJava.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthorization levels configured per client per database
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AgensGraphAlaSQLDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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