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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
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.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score9.35
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.datastax.comdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataStaxZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014201119912018
Current release6.7, December 20185.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
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 SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
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 computingyesnone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
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 operationsACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
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AlaSQLDatastax EnterprisejBASESwayDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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