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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Cloudant vs. Newts vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBTime Series DBMS based on CassandraEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgcloudant.comopennms.github.io/­newtswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.cloudant.comgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014OpenNMS GroupStardog-Union
Initial release2014201020142010
Current release6.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.nononono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
Java API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
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 possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLCloudantNewtsStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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