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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA multi-model DBMSA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score5.02
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.arangodb.comwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.arangodb.com/­documentationdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014201219912018
Current release3.5.0, August 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashoptionalno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
JSON style queries
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyesnone
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
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