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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Kdb+ vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performance Time Series DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#173  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgkx.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcode.kx.comwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcStardog-Union
Initial release20142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current release3.6, May 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptqJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (q)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
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 controlnorights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLKdb+Stardog
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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