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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MemSQL vs. Stardog vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#71  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.memsql.comwww.stardog.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.memsql.comwww.stardog.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMemSQL Inc.Stardog-UnionApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014201320102014
Current release6.8, August 20196.2.3, July 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes, but no triggers and foreign keysSPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLMemSQLStardogTrafodion
Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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