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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.58
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#213  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#345  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orghsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSyanza.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffYanza
Initial release2014200120142015
Current release2.5.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
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)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnono
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 viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScriptany language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
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 possibleno
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
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-standardnono

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