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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google Search Appliance vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.81
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#281  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleSimer Plaha
Initial release201420022018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic execution of operations
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentication via various security protocolsno

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