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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LokiJS vs. RRDtool

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 DBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerTobias Oetiker
Initial release2014200520141999
Current release2.1.210, January 20221.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
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)HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsno
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
JavaScript APIin-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyesno
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 methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
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 possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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-standardnono

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