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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. H2 vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score129.37
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.h2database.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsThomas MuellerDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014201720052000
Current release1.4.200, October 20193.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoJavaActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infovia file-system locks
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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