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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. STSdb

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 valuesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release2014201420112011
Current release1.23, February 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 Elasticsearchnono
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
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyesnonono
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 integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonono
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
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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