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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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
Score1.18
Rank#157  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.orgwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDwayne Richard HippYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2014201420002017
Current release3.34.0 (December 1, 2020), December 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesdepending on used data model
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 viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
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 possibleACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
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 infobased on RocksDB
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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AlaSQLLokiJSSQLiteYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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