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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Oracle

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigchainDB vs. Memcached vs. Oracle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1281.74
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release2014201620031980
Current release1.6.9, November 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptPythonCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDBnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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