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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Aurora vs. HyperSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score12.84
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#77  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorahsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazon
Initial release201420152001
Current release2.7.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava, SQL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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