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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#339  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score86.18
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.datajaguar.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataJaguar, Inc.GoogleMicrosoft
Initial release2014201520142010
Current release2.9.4 September 20182.1.12, February 2017V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoTransact SQL
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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