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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. MongoDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. MongoDB vs. Titan

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.mongodb.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.mongodb.com/­manualgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyGoogleMongoDB, IncAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20142014201120092012
Current release1.23, February 20215.0.6, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnonoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.yes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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AlaSQLHeroicLevelDBMongoDBTitan
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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