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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigchainDB vs. Ehcache vs. EJDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#184  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score6.27
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.ehcache.orgejdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotions
Initial release2014201620092012
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptPythonJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAll OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JCachein-process shared library
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factoryes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesnono

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