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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. JSqlDb vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. JSqlDb vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comjsqldb.org (offline)github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerKonrad von BackstromTerark
Initial release2014200520182016
Current release1.4.200, October 20190.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsfunctions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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