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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Drizzle vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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
Score9.35
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.datastax.comwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataStaxDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerStardog-Union
Initial release2014201120082010
Current release6.7, December 20187.2.4, September 20126.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial 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 servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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 possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes 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.SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBCGraphQL 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
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLDatastax EnterpriseDrizzleStardog
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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 modelsAnnual subscription
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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