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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score129.37
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSymasMicrosoftDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014201120102000
Current release0.9.29, March 2021V123.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnonoTransact SQLno
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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