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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Atos Standard Common Repository vs. FaunaDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.87
Rank#159  Overall
#23  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryfauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAtos Convergence CreatorsFauna, Inc.
Initial release2014201220162014
Current release1703
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APILDAPRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages with LDAP bindingsC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infocell divisionhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
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 roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)LDAP bind authenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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AlaSQLAmazon DynamoDBAtos Standard Common RepositoryFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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