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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. CouchDB vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. CouchDB vs. jBASE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeMultivalue DBMS
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
Score18.04
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.61
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerZumasys
Initial release201420051991
Current release2.3.1, March 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptional
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 indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
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 single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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