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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseboilerbay.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationBoiler Bay Inc.Google
Initial release2014197920022014
Current releaseV3, October 20204.02.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoANSI SQL queriesnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
JavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
TriggersyesyesnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.nono

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