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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. jBASE vs. SwayDB vs. Weaviate

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 storageA RESTful and GraphQL based knowledge graph with a built-in semantic model called the contextionary which allows a user to store data based on its semantic meaning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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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
Score0.00
Rank#344  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.jbase.comwww.swaydb.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.jbase.comwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffZumasysSimer PlahaSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2014199120182017
Current release5.70.20, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalnoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDAtomic execution of operationsno
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoOpenID Connect Discovery

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