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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Kingbase vs. LevelDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Kingbase vs. LevelDB vs. Titan

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.kingbase.com.cngithub.com/­google/­leveldbtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.GoogleAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2014199920112012
Current releaseV8.0, August 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and JavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Standard with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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AlaSQLKingbaseLevelDBTitan
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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