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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#73  Overall
#14  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.04
Rank#339  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.arangodb.comwww.datajaguar.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffArangoDB Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.Google
Initial release2014201220152014
Current release3.9.2, June 20222.9.4 September 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnono
TriggersyesnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
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 graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesrights management via user accountsno
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AlaSQLArangoDBJaguarDBLovefield
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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