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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggeode.apache.orgwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.ZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014200219912012
Current release1.1, February 20175.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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 requiredAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (OQL)Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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