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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Tarantool

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#144  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffVK
Initial release20142008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Full-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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