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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Infobright

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Infobright

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score19.96
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201420122005
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial 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 servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyesACID
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-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
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