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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Firebird vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebird vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.firebirdsql.orgrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFirebird FoundationRocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20192011
Current release4.0.2, August 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesdynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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