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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. HBase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#295  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#372  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasehbase.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryhbase.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2014201219792008
Current releaseV3, October 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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 controlnonoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC

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