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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Axibase vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroraaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financerockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAxibase CorporationRockset
Initial release2014201520132019
Current release15585
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
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 FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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