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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Oracle vs. Tarantool

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used RDBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1270.94
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracleMail.ru Group
Initial release201419802008
Current release19c, February 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, 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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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