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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.33
Rank#231  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitealasql.orggeode.apache.orglokijs.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docslokijs.org/­#/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.
Initial release201420022014
Current release1.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definableno

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