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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#214  Overall
#34  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#205  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.17
Rank#158  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score121.89
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014201419842000
Current release7.4.1.0, 20203.34.0 (December 1, 2020), December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)HP Open VMSserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
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 APIJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptActionscript
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 proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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 possibleyes, on a single nodeACID
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 infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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