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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LMDB vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score129.37
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerSymasDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014200520112000
Current release1.4.200, October 20190.9.29, March 20213.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaCActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnono
Triggersyesyesnoyes
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 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-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infovia file-system locks
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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