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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.A 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 store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#230  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#255  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.ehcache.orgejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotions
Initial release20141979200920122014
Current releaseV1, Juni 20183.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++JavaCJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VMserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoANSI SQL queriesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JCachein-process shared libraryJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLnono 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-storageACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes 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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.nonono
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AlaSQLc-treeEDGEEhcacheEJDBLokiJS
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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