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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score3.38
Rank#98  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.datajaguar.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataJaguar, Inc.GoogleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2014201520142009
Current release2.9.4 September 20182.1.12, February 20172.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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, SafariLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nononono
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 patternno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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