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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 RDBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-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
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.63
Rank#193  Overall
#28  Document stores
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1339.48
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracleGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201419802000
Current release19c, February 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
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++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
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 and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding 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/SQLyes 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 parameterizedACID
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-standardRole-based access control
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