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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Faircom DB vs. Memcached vs. Oracle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#272  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#126  Relational DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1287.74
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release2014197920031980
Current releaseV12, November 20201.6.15, March 202219c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagetunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memorynoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMemcachedOracle
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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