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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HugeGraph vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSKey-value storeGraph 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 modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#271  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#143  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­hugegraphwww.tarantool.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBaiduVKVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2014201820082016
Current release0.92.10.0, May 20222.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Unix
BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Open binary protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseHash sharding based on virtual bucketsSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoedges in graphyes, with SQLno 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, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLHugeGraphTarantoolTypeDB 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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