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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. InfinityDB vs. Lovefield vs. Quasardb

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 JavaScriptDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgboilerbay.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldquasardb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBoiler Bay Inc.Googlequasardb
Initial release2014200220142009
Current release4.02.1.12, February 20173.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
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, SafariBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
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 infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
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 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 loadsACIDACID
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 infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDByes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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