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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  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 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 storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comrockset.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.rockset.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerRocksetDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2014200520192018
Current release1.4.200, October 201910.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesdynamic 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 indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic 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 databaseyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes 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-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleRole-based access control

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