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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Ehcache vs. LokiJS vs. OrientDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#54  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score4.93
Rank#63  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ehcache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSorientdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release2014200920142010
Current release3.8.0, July 20193.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesnonoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCacheJavaScript APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptJava, Javascript
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event ListenersyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta ServernoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta ServernoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationship in graphs
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 resourceno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes 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 controlnononoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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