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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BaseX vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Native XML DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value 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
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgbasex.orgwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.basex.orgdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBaseX GmbHZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014200719912018
Current release9.2.3, July 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infoXQuery supports typesoptionalno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagemultiple readers, single writerACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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