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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ArangoDB vs. jBASE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA multi-model DBMSA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score4.88
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.61
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.arangodb.comwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.arangodb.com/­documentationdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHZumasys
Initial release201420121991
Current release3.5.0, August 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaScript
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-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashoptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
JSON style queries
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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19 August 2019

Welcome Matt Ekstrom, CRO, and Jörg Schad, Head of Engineering & Machine Learning!
14 August 2019

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