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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Dgraph vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#204  Overall
#28  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#156  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1229.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdgraph.iowww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.dgraph.iodev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDgraph Labs, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420161995
Current release8.0.16, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-Master replication using RAFTMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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AlaSQLDgraphMySQL
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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