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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Citus vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Citus vs. jBASE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#154  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score1.61
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.citusdata.comwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.citusdata.comdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasys
Initial release201420101991
Current release8.1, December 20185.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infostandard, with numerous extensionsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APInative C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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