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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Realm

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#201  Overall
#27  Document stores
#97  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#45  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRealm
Initial release20142014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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