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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Memcached vs. Oracle NoSQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Memcached vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.03
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release201420032011
Current release1.6.9, November 202021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStoragenoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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