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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. RocksDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20142013
Current release7.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
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 systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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