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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014201919912012
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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