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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Ehcache vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#125  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score6.14
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.ehcache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.ehcache.org/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release2014201720092014
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 indexesnononoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JCacheJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyes 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 persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infowith encyption-at-restyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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