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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. Wulff
Initial release20142014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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