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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffInterSystemsAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014201820201987
Current release2021.1, June 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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