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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
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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
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orggeode.apache.orgwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.ZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014200219912018
Current release1.1, February 20175.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
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
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalno
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 indexesnonono
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 BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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