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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. MariaDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score85.57
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.commariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Simer Plaha
Initial release2014199120092018
Current release5.710.4.10, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AlaSQLjBASEMariaDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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