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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hypertable vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHypertable Inc.ZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014200919912012
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20165.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIC++ API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor on file system levelyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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