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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#246  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBMStardog-Union
Initial release201420172010
Current release2.07.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnonoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneActive-active shard replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLIBM Db2 Event StoreStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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