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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Elasticsearch vs. HugeGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#260  Overall
#39  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhugegraph.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffElasticBaidu
Initial release201420102018
Current release8.6, January 20230.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoalso supports composite index and range index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorvia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoedges in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissions

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