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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  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 StorageTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#181  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaltibase.comdrill.apache.orgwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdrill.apache.org/­docsmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAltibaseApache Software FoundationMachbase
Initial release2014199920122013
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.19.0, June 2021V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
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 compliantSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesDepending on the underlying data sourceno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourcesimple password-based access control

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