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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Graph Engine vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Graph Engine vs. Memcached

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#188  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.graphengine.iowww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201420102003
Current release1.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript.NET and CC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js).NETFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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
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 APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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