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DBMS > SQL.JS vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison SQL.JS vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

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NameSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPort of SQLite to JavaScriptIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.27
Rank#174  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitesql.js.orgwww.tarantool.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersVKVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201220082016
Current release2.10.0, May 20222.14.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIOpen binary protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes, with SQLno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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SQL.JSTarantoolTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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