DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. KeyDB vs. Oracle vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. KeyDB vs. Oracle vs. Sqrrl

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsWidely used RDBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.32
Rank#268  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
Score1281.74
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.oracle.com/­databasesqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.keydb.devdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.OracleAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20142012201919802012
Current release19c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD-3commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoLuaPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infomanaged transparently by AWSMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoauthentication via encrypted signaturessimple password-based access control and ACLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesFivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLAmazon CloudSearchKeyDBOracleSqrrl
DB-Engines blog posts

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

provided by Google News

Enterprise Search Software Industry Market Trend, Technology Innovations and Growth Prediction 2021-2026
26 November 2021, Northwest Diamond Notes

Is Amazon CloudSearch superior to do-it-yourself search tools?
24 January 2014, TechTarget

AWS, Microsoft and Google should retire these cloud services
2 June 2020, TechTarget

How to get Google search capabilities for your corporate data with Google Cloud Search
22 February 2017, TechRepublic

Enterprise Search Software Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2027 with Top Key players like Swiftype,
23 September 2021, Global Banking And Finance Review

provided by Google News

Oracle Joins the Bandwidth Alliance
1 December 2021, Database Trends and Applications

AWS aims to ease cloud database management and migration
1 December 2021, TechTarget

Quest Releases SharePlex 10.1.2 to Help Customers Get More
22 November 2021, GlobeNewswire

Database Startups Cater to Developers to Compete With AWS and Oracle
5 November 2021, Business Insider

Oracle bolsters cloud infrastructure with suite of AI tools
3 November 2021, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Amazon's cloud business acquires Sqrrl, a security start-up with NSA roots
23 January 2018, CNBC

AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition
24 January 2018, TechCrunch

SQRRL: Helping young Indians save and grow their money
25 January 2021, Financial Express

Amazon Web Services Buys Threat Hunting Startup Sqrrl
24 January 2018, CRN

AWS acquires threat hunting startup Sqrrl
24 January 2018, CyberScoop

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Cloud Support Engineer I - Analytics
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Associate Software Engineer
Genesys, Durham, NC

Senior Content Strategist - OpenSearch
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Software Engineer
Transcat, Inc., Rochester, NY

Data Engineer
When I Work, Remote

Engineering Manager
Akamai, Cambridge, MA

Oracle Database Administrator
Ness Technologies, Canonsburg, PA

Oracle DBA
SourceDP, New York, NY

ORACLE DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
NYC Careers, Brooklyn, NY

Oracle Database Administrator (Remote)
Sierra-Cedar, Remote

Sr. Database Administrator, Oracle
Foot Locker, United States

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here