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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Snowflake vs. SQL.JS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. Snowflake vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysSnowflake Computing Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014199120142012
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
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 systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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