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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  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.Column-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#216  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score11.39
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score81.32
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbclickhouse.techazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaYandex LLCMicrosoft
Initial release201420162010
Current releasev21.10.2.15-stable, October 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hosted
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesClose to ANSI SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with always 3 replicas available
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 integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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