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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScriptA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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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
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jsvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2014199120122011
Current release5.77.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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)Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesnono
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 supportedno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript API.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
TriggersyesyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
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 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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoBased on Windows Authentication

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