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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MongoDB vs. searchxml

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#209  Overall
#31  Document stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#327  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#18  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgwww.mongodb.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMongoDB, Incinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201420092015
Current release4.2.8, June 20201.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSONRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLMongoDBsearchxml
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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