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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. OushuDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. OushuDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOushuDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA data warehouse powered by Apache HAWQ supporting descriptive analysis and advanced machine learningColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#374  Overall
#157  Relational DBMS
Score4.51
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#182  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.oushu.com/­product/­oushuDBwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlvaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.oushu.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOushuSAP, formerly SybaseVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201419942016
Current release4.0.1, August 202016.1 SPS04, April 20192.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Full-featured ANSI SQL supportyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationHadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoKerberos, SSL and role based accessfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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AlaSQLOushuDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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