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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Sqrrl

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbsqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2014201920122012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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)hostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyesnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Cell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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