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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Stardog vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.stardog.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.stardog.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffStardog-UnionApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014201920102014
Current release6.2.3, July 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes inforelationships in graphsyes
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLAmazon DocumentDBStardogTrafodion
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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