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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GBase vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GBase vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.28
Rank#159  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score4.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.leanxcale.comravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffLeanXcaleHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201420152010
Current releaseGBase 8a5.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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AlaSQLGBaseLeanXcaleRavenDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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