DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. ScyllaDB vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. ScyllaDB vs. SwayDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCassandra-compatible wide column storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
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
Score2.18
Rank#110  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.scylladb.comwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysScyllaDBSimer Plaha
Initial release2014199120152018
Current release5.7Scylla Open Source 3.1.0, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Scala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesno
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 infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLjBASEScyllaDBSwayDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
» more
Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLjBASEScyllaDBSwayDB
Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

International JavaScript Conference 2019: Early bird special
11 July 2019, JAXenter

Introduction to Apache Spark: Big Data Analytics Simplified
4 September 2018, Business 2 Community

provided by Google News

Zumasys Acquires jBASE Database
5 January 2015, Business Wire

Zumasys, Inc
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Vultar Releases JDBC Drivers for jBASE
3 April 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Temenos sells non-banking part of jBase to Zumasys
15 February 2016, IBS Intelligence

provided by Google News

Why Database Software Has Been ‘Wasting’ Hardware
6 November 2019, Forbes

ScyllaDB set to improve NoSQL database performance
8 November 2019, TechTarget

ScyllaDB Unveils Highly Anticipated Features for High-Performance NoSQL Database
5 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

Inside the new ScyllaDB feature toolbox - CW Developer Network
5 November 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

Comcast, FireEye, Numberly Among Winners of 2019 Scylla User Awards
6 November 2019, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Partial DB transfers can work - I did one, says Standard Life boss
2 November 2017, Citywire.co.uk

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Digital Solutions Senior Platform Engineer
NV Energy, Reno, NV

Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Dstillery, New York, NY

Database Administrator / Engineer
EDO, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Restream, Austin, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here