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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewarePort of SQLite to JavaScriptA RESTful and GraphQL based knowledge graph with a built-in semantic model called the contextionary which allows a user to store data based on its semantic meaning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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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
Score0.00
Rank#344  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jsgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2014199120122017
Current release5.70.20, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
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 supportedGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDno
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoOpenID Connect Discovery

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