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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Memcached vs. Tarantool

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#237  Overall
#35  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score23.75
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.88
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalVK
Initial release201420032008
Current release1.6.18, January 20232.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocolOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStoragenoyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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