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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HyperSQL vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score138.82
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orghsqldb.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201420012000
Current release2.7.0, July 20223.39.3  (5 September 2022), September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
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
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 infovia file-system locks
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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