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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Stardog vs. TiDB vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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.Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.63
Rank#126  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.stardog.compingcap.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.stardog.com/­docspingcap.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffStardog-UnionPingCAP, Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014201020162014
Current release6.2.3, July 20193.0.0, June 20192.3.0, February 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 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGo, RustC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageyesyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavanoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding
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.yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connectoryes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLStardogTiDBTrafodion
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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