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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
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 valuesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF store
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrdf4j.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2014201420112004
Current release1.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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