DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014200520141995
Current release2.1.210, January 20228.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for MySQL: Fully managed MySQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
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-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesPercona: Database problems? Not on your watch.
Databases run better with Percona.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

Arctype: A fast, beautiful database GUI for developers and teams. Download it for free today.
» more

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

DbVisualizer is equipping database professionals with the tools they need to build, manage and maintain state-of-the-art database technologies. It has sky-high user satisfaction and is the preferred tool for database professionals around the world. Customers include Tesla, Apple, Facebook, Deutsche Bank, NASA, and 25,000 others in 145 countries.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLH2LokiJSMySQL
DB-Engines blog posts

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

HarperDB - How and Why We Built It From The Ground Up on NodeJS
28 February 2021, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

Fast, Lightweight Data Storage for Cordova Apps with LokiJS
26 January 2016, SitePoint

provided by Google News

How to set up a MySQL database in Linux
25 April 2022, TechTarget

Steps to Install MySQL on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Linux
14 May 2022, Linux Shout

Akamai launches managed database offering for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and MongoDB
25 April 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service
11 May 2022, TechCrunch

How to deploy ownCloud on Ubuntu Server 20.04
20 April 2022, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

MySQL Database Developer
Agama Solutions, San Francisco, CA

Loss Prevention Specialist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Macon, GA

Mid-Level PHP/MySQL Programmer/Developer
ApplicantPro, Remote

Customer Service Representative
HireWIthEase, United States

SQL Server DBA
Snappyhires, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here