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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Ignite vs. TimesTen

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 environmentsApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseignite.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationApache Software FoundationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20142012197920151998
Current releaseV3, October 2020Apache Ignite 2.611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCANSI C, C++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
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
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Security Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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