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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Lovefield vs. Realm vs. TigerGraph

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeGraph 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
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrealm.iowww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdrealm.io/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2014201420142017
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
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) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.nononono
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 patternnoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes infoChange Listenersno
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 methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes 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 datayesyes
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 MemoryDByes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyesRole-based access control
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AlaSQLLovefieldRealmTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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