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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRockset
Initial release20142019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic 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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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