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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield vs. Oracle Coherence

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  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 JavaScriptOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score2.55
Rank#110  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgboilerbay.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBoiler Bay Inc.GoogleOracle
Initial release2014200220142007
Current release4.02.1.12, February 201712c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScriptJava
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, SafariAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesschema-free
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 capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
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 loadsACIDconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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