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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. AllegroGraph vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.High performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#154  Overall
#27  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.18
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardballegrograph.comwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaFranz Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2014200420052010
Current release7.0.0, April 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno infobulk load of XML files possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoJavaScript or Common LispnoTransact SQL
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicewith Federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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