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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score5.64
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJStinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotions
Initial release20142012200120142009
Current release2.5.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJavaJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesnoyes
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 indexesnonoyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared libraryHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.optional
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 access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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