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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffTerark
Initial release20142016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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