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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. dBASE vs. GridGain vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score14.20
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.dbase.comwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAsthon TateGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release2014197920071984
Current releasedBASE PLUS 11, December 2016GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptdBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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