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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#211  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score3.18
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#332  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201420102015
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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.noA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accounts
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AlaSQLIBM CloudantJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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