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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. openGauss vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. openGauss vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#195  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#143  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.11
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.tarantool.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
opengauss.org/­en/­docs/­latest/­docs/­BriefTutorial/­BriefTutorial.html
www.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHuawei and openGauss communityVKVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2014201920082016
Current release3.0, March 20222.10.0, May 20222.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI SQL 2011Full-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Hash sharding based on virtual bucketsSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes, with SQLno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLopenGaussTarantoolTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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