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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GBase vs. H2 vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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
Score1.41
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.44
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.h2database.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014200519842000
Current releaseGBase 8a2.1.210, January 20227.4.1.1, 20213.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMHP Open VMSserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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