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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. SQL.JS vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScriptMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue 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
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score3.43
Rank#80  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersRocket Software
Initial release2014199120121985
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesoptional
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
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript APIJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
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 levelnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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