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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.17
Rank#261  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ehcache.orgejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotions
Initial release2014200920122014
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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
Secondary indexesnononoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCachein-process shared libraryJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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