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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield vs. NuoDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgboilerbay.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldnuodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBoiler Bay Inc.GoogleNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2014200220142013
Current release4.02.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJava, SQL
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDByes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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