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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Lovefield vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#259  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score122.62
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201420142000
Current release2.1.12, February 20173.30, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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, Safariserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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