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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#211  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#126  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20142008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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