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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Rockset vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Rockset vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#237  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comrockset.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysRocksetSimer Plaha
Initial release2014199120192018
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Scala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionaldynamic typingno
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.noyesno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesnone
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 integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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