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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. BaseX vs. Drizzle vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BaseX vs. Drizzle vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Native XML DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF 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
Score1.47
Rank#130  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgbasex.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.basex.orgwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBaseX GmbHDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerStardog-Union
Initial release2014200720082010
Current release9.2.3, July 20197.2.4, September 20126.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infowith proprietary extensionsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBCGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagemultiple readers, single writerACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLBaseXDrizzleStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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