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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Kingbase vs. Memcached vs. SAP HANA vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Kingbase vs. Memcached vs. SAP HANA vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
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
Score0.37
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score54.96
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#194  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlvaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAPVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20141999200320102016
Current releaseV8.0, August 20211.6.15, March 20222.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 20202.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and JavaCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Standard with numerous extensionsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoSQLScript, Rno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneyesSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyesMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLKingbaseMemcachedSAP HANATypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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