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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. Axibase vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Scalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.arangodb.comaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financerockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stabledocs.rockset.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffArangoDB Inc.Axibase CorporationRockset
Initial release2014201220132019
Current release3.9.1, April 202215585
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Eventual Consistency
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-storageACIDnono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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AlaSQLArangoDBAxibaseRockset
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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