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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A 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 frontendScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbopentsdb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaElasticIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.currently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release2014201020052011
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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 indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
.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
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesnono
Triggersyesyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACIDno
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.yesyesMemcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno
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