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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#250  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014201620101995
Current releaseV128.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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