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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#82  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffInterSystems
Initial release20141997
Current release2017.2, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.NET Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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