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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score15.47
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynInterSystems
Initial release20142005201620152018
Current release3.1.1, September 20202021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangGoC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnoJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
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 databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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AlaSQLCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"DgraphEsgynDBInterSystems IRIS
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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