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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GigaSpaces vs. Transwarp Hippo

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp Hippo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCloud-native distributed Vector DBMS that supports storage, retrieval, and management of massive vector-based datasets
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#13  Vector DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gigaspaces.comwww.transwarp.cn/­en/­subproduct/­hippo
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201420002023
Current release15.5, September 20201.0, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesVector, Numeric and String
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-99 for query and DML statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlRole based access control and fine grained access rights

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