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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.75
Rank#199  Overall
#32  Document stores
#97  Relational DBMS
Score5.65
Rank#67  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#300  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2014200120142018
Current release2.5.2, June 20203.0.7, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptProlog, 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
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScriptJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
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 possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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