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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. LevelDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. LevelDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.05
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.gigaspaces.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogle
Initial release201420002011
Current release15.5, September 20201.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.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
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
none
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 infowith automatic compression on writes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlno
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AlaSQLGigaSpaces InsightEdgeLevelDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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