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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Dragonfly

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDragonfly  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instance
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.56
Rank#260  Overall
#39  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#312  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlwww.dragonflydb.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDragonflyDB team and community contributors
Initial release20142023
Current release1.0, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSL 1.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freescheme-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenostrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arrays
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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua
Triggersyespublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPassword-based authentication

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