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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score3.20
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20142009
Current release2.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
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)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScript
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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