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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Google BigQuery vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google BigQuery vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score55.69
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.43
Rank#274  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.datajaguar.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleDataJaguar, Inc.Google
Initial release2014201020152014
Current release2.9.4 September 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnono
TriggersyesnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsno

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