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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Lovefield vs. Riak KV vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Lovefield vs. Riak KV vs. TigerGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesGraph 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
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score2.02
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201420092017
Current release2.1.12, February 20172.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptErlangC++
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, SafariLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesrestricted
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 APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangyes
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
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 controlnononoRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour 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 modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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