DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Yanza

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

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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 DBMSTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#217  Overall
#34  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score5.64
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSyanza.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsYanza
Initial release20142012200120142015
Current release2.5.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptCJavaJavaScript
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)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesnono
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 APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScriptany language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes infoTimer and event based
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 ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnono
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 Lockingyesyes
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.yes
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 access rights according to SQL-standardnono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLEJDBHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBLokiJSYanza
DB-Engines blog posts

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

Introduction to Apache Spark: Big Data Analytics Simplified
4 September 2018, Business 2 Community

provided by Google News

Portraying breast cancers with long noncoding RNAs
2 September 2016, Science Advances

provided by Google News

The Ultimate Open Source Database List Profiling 16 Software Tools
30 May 2019, Solutions Review

DataGrip 1.0: A New IDE for DBs and SQL
31 December 2015, DZone News

Migrating a Legacy Application to CUBA Platform
16 February 2017, DZone News

JetBrains Releases DataGrip 1.0 for SQL DBAs and Developers
24 December 2015, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Fast, Lightweight Data Storage for Cordova Apps with LokiJS
26 January 2016, SitePoint

LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

LinkedIn open-sources URL-Detector Java library, LokiJS 1.4, and Bulgaria's new open-source law—SD Times news digest: July 5, 2016
5 July 2016, SDTimes.com

NativeScript 6 Goes Webpack All The Way
22 July 2019, iProgrammer

Build Cross-Platform Android and iOS UIs with Xamarin Forms
26 February 2016, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Web Application Developer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Chantilly, VA

Business Support Specialist
Diligene, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here