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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.51
Rank#210  Overall
#31  Document stores
#103  Relational DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#56  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ehcache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release20142009
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approach
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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