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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeWide column storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score13.12
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score4.68
Rank#62  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.07
Rank#143  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MicrosoftStardog-Union
Initial release2014201220122010
Current release7.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'nouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLFirebase Realtime DatabaseMicrosoft Azure Table StorageStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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