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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Derby vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Derby vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.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
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score5.07
Rank#62  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014199719912018
Current release10.15.1.3, March 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen 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)All OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDAtomic 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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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