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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201420052016
Current release2.1.210, January 20222.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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AlaSQLH2TypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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