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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. Ehcache vs. LokiJS

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netalasql.orgwww.ehcache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Andrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release2016201420092014
Current release2.1, December 20183.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIJCacheJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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