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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. JanusGraph vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. JanusGraph vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.A Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
RDF storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#233  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#98  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score0.21
Rank#319  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#109  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score83.66
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlwww.hawkular.orgjanusgraph.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqljena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsCommunity supported by Red HatLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMicrosoft
Initial release20142000201420172010
Current release4.6.1, September 20220.6.1, January 2022V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
HTTP RESTJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaGo
Java
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyesTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes infovia event handleryes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoTDB TransactionsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control via Jena SecuritynoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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