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DBMS > RethinkDB vs. SQL.JS vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. SQL.JS vs. SwayDB

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Port of SQLite to JavaScriptAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiterethinkdb.comsql.js.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersSimer Plaha
Initial release200920122018
Current release2.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC 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
JavaScriptJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes
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 controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsnono

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