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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Splice Machine vs. SQL.JS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and HadoopPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#192  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#196  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.splicemachine.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldoc.splicemachine.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffJohn LeachAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release201420142012
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
JRuby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infouses HBase insteadno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesno 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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