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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HugeGraph vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HugeGraph vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSTypeDB 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 DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#257  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#174  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­hugegraphvaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBaiduVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201420182016
Current release0.92.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding 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 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoedges in graphno 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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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AlaSQLHugeGraphTypeDB 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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