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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbdrill.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationFairCom Corporation
Initial release2014201920121979
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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 sourceFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.

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