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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. OrigoDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. OrigoDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#211  Overall
#33  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score5.18
Rank#66  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#207  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#44  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#295  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSorigodb.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSorigodb.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRobert Friberg et alDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2014200120142009 infounder the name LiveDB2018
Current release2.5.1, June 20204.0, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScript.NetJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptyesyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoWrite ahead logyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorizationRole-based access control

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