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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comnuodb.comrockset.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldoc.nuodb.comdocs.rockset.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerNuoDB, Inc.RocksetDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20142005201320192018
Current release2.1.210, January 202210.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesdynamic 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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJava, SQLnoyes
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenAutomatic 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 databaseyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infotunable commit protocolnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleRole-based access control

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