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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EJDB vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#312  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgejdb.orgwww.irondb.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.irondb.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSoftmotionsCirconus LLC.
Initial release2014201220172014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnononoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIin-process shared libraryHTTP APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in LuaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono
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AlaSQLEJDBIRONdbLokiJS
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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