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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. jBASE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMS
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#161  Overall
#22  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#79  Relational DBMS
Score1.54
Rank#118  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.jbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.jbase.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffInterSystemsZumasys
Initial release201420181991
Current release2018.1.1, February 20185.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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