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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#123  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.gridgain.com/­docsdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGridGain Systems, Inc.ZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014200719912018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.15.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesno
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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