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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Rockset vs. SQream DB vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgrockset.comsqream.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.rockset.comdocs.sqream.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRocksetSQream TechnologiesDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2014201920142018
Current release2021.2, September 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, ScalaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 supportedno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Read-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST.Net
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions in Pythonyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardinghorizontal and vertical partitioningGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 consoleRole-based access control
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AlaSQLRocksetSQream DBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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