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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. LokiJS vs. SiriDB vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. LokiJS vs. SiriDB vs. Tkrzw

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendIn-memory JavaScript DBMSOpen Source Time Series DBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSsiridb.netdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.CesbitMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release20142005201420172020
Current release0.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infoNumeric datano
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScriptC
C++
Go
Python
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesnosimple rights management via user accountsno

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