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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Stardog vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Stardog vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 libraryMySQL 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 reasoningA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.stardog.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.stardog.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerStardog-UnionVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2014200820102011
Current release7.2.4, September 20126.2.3, July 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
macOS
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infovia event handlersCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
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 controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and rolesBased on Windows Authentication
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AlaSQLDrizzleStardogVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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