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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014201419912012
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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