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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. RethinkDB vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgrethinkdb.comrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Rockset
Initial release201420092019
Current release2.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrydynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding inforange basedAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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