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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. SQL.JS vs. Teradata

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#206  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#108  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score0.74
Rank#194  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score76.39
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.jswww.teradata.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentationdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTeradata
Initial release2014201220121984
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIJavaScript API.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptC
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoauthentication via encrypted signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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