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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LokiJS vs. SQLite vs. WakandaDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSObject oriented 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
Score121.89
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#307  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDwayne Richard HippWakanda SAS
Initial release2014201420002012
Current release3.34.0 (December 1, 2020), December 20202.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptCC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
RESTful HTTP API
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoyes

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