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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HyperSQL vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.60
Rank#214  Overall
#34  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score5.42
Rank#66  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#295  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orghsqldb.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201420012018
Current release2.5.2, June 20204.0, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaProlog, 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 modesLinux
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneJournaling Streams
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
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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