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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas Mueller
Initial release20142019201220082005
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 20122.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C++C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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