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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. Tarantool

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.In-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.53
Rank#258  Overall
#40  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#315  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score1.88
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsVK
Initial release201420172008
Current release2.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD-2, source-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Tarantool Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible data schema: relational definition for tables with ability to store json-like documents in columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean, datetime
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnoyes, before/after data modification events, on replication events, client session events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding, partitioned with virtual buckets by user defined affinity key. Live resharding for scale up and scale down without maintenance downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneAsynchronous replication with multi-master option
Configurable replication topology (full-mesh, chain, star)
Synchronous quorum replication (with Raft)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneCasual consistency across sharding partitions
Eventual consistency within replicaset partition infowhen using asyncronous replication
Immediate Consistency within single instance
Sequential consistency including linearizable read within replicaset partition infowhen using Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID, with serializable isolation and linearizable read (within partition); Configurable MVCC (within partition); No cross-shard distributed transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess Control Lists
Mutual TLS authentication for Tarantol Enterprise
Password based authentication
Role-based access control (RBAC) and LDAP for Tarantol Enterprise
Users and Roles

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