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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. VoltDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.51
Rank#256  Overall
#40  Document stores
#118  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#157  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20142010
Current release11.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X infofor development
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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