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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Riak KV vs. Warp 10

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonWarp 10  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.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeTimeSeries DBMS specialized on timestamped geo data based on LevelDB or HBase
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#300  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.warp10.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.warp10.io/­content/­02_Getting_started
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Basho TechnologiesSenX
Initial release2014201220092015
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesnoyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP API
Jupyter
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'JavaScript and Erlangyes infoWarpScript
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesnono
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoMandatory use of cryptographic tokens, containing fine-grained authorizations

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