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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Cloudant vs. Newts

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#322  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcloudant.comopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.cloudant.comgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014OpenNMS Group
Initial release201420102014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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