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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Druid vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
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Score0.51
Rank#210  Overall
#31  Document stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMetamarkets Group and contributorsStardog-Union
Initial release201420122010
Current release7.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL support via Apache Calcite adapterYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJSON over HTTPGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLDruidStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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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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