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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Rockset vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Rockset vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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.A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesA 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 DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document 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
Score4.41
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlrockset.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.rockset.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerOracleRocksetDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20142005201120192018
Current release2.0.204, December 202121.2, September 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionaldynamic 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.yesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 nodesnonenoneShardingAutomatic 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 databaseElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)noACID
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 FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleRole-based access control

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