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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Machbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Machbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Document stores
#57  Relational DBMS
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#358  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaltibase.comdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAltibaseApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerMachbase
Initial release20141999201220052013
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI SQL-92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
C++JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
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 datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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