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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. SQL.JS vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Port of SQLite to JavaScriptA 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 modelSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.63
Rank#188  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsakripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTerark
Initial release200220122016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsnono

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