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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.51
Rank#256  Overall
#40  Document stores
#118  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#316  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20142018
Current release11.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control

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