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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column 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
Score2.17
Rank#111  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014201519912012
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptionalyes
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.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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