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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. EJDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score74.07
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#297  Overall
#44  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonSoftmotions
Initial release201420122012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIin-process shared library
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
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 regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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