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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MonetDB vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA relational database management system that stores data in columnsEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#114  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#173  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMonetDB BVStardog-Union
Initial release201420042010
Current releaseApr2019, April 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APInative C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ruser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
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
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLMonetDBStardog
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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