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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. BigchainDB vs. OmniSci

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.BigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.38
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.bigchaindb.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2014201720162016
Current releaseV4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoPythonC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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