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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Memcached vs. Rockset vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Memcached vs. Rockset vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 key-value store, originally intended for cachingA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comwww.memcached.orgrockset.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.rockset.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalRocksetDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20142005200320192018
Current release2.0.204, December 20211.6.9, November 202010.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnodynamic typingyes
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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolHTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnonoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneAutomatic shardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesnoyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleRole-based access control

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