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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.54
Rank#118  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasys
Initial release201419912014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyes
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infoMVCC
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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