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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. CrateDB vs. Stardog vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed Date Store based on LuceneEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcrate.iowww.stardog.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcrate.io/­docswww.stardog.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCrateStardog-UnionApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014201320102014
Current release6.2.3, July 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Sourcecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java 7 VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes, but no triggers and constraintsSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLCrateDBStardogTrafodion
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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