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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. RavenDB vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comravendb.netwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysHibernating RhinosSimer Plaha
Initial release2014199120102018
Current release5.74.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#Scala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalnono
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic execution of operations
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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