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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Elasticsearch vs. Infobright

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Elasticsearch vs. Infobright

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Schema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbdrill.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdrill.apache.org/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaApache Software FoundationElasticIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2014201220102005
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
C++.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesDepending on the underlying data sourceMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
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