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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Firebird vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score19.53
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.firebirdsql.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFirebird FoundationStardog-Union
Initial release20142000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2010
Current release3.0.5, 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial 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 servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
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
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes 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.yesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLFirebirdStardog
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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