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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB vs. VoltDB

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.iowww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysSimer PlahaVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2014199120182010
Current release5.79.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaJava, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalnoyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoJava
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDAtomic execution of operationsACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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