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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.monetdb.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleMonetDB BV
Initial release2014201420042017
Current release2.1.12, February 2017Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
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
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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AlaSQLLovefieldMonetDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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