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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. KeyDB vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. KeyDB vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#244  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score132.67
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.keydb.devwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201420192000
Current release3.40.1  (28 December 2022), December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuano
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access control and ACLno

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