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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Stardog vs. TiDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#173  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.41
Rank#124  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.stardog.compingcap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.stardog.com/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffStardog-UnionPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201420102016
Current release6.2.3, July 20193.0.0, June 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/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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 possibleno
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
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsno infocurrently only supported in syntax
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 rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLStardogTiDB
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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