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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#121  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productsgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutskripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysinformationpartners gmbhAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2014199120152012
Current release5.71.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Windowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
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 levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

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