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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#319  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#231  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.bigobject.iolokijs.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.iolokijs.org/­#/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.
Initial release201420152014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
RESTful HTTP API
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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