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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#250  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIBMZumasysSimer Plaha
Initial release2014201719912018
Current release1.1.35.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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 nodesnoneActive-active shard replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser level access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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