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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Stardog vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Stardog vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.stardog.comwww.teradata.com/­products-and-services/­teradata-analytics-platform
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffStardog-UnionTeradata
Initial release201420102005
Current release6.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaR packages
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLStardogTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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