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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Oracle vs. XAP

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used RDBMSIn-memory computing software platform
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score0.47
Rank#205  Overall
#29  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1285.55
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#155  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.gigaspaces.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracleGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201419802000
Current release19c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
.NET
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.noyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
JPA
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
.Net
C++
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningyes infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedconfigurable
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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