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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. InterSystems Caché

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument 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
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerInterSystems
Initial release20142019201220051997
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 20222018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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.nonononoyes
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 compliantyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C++JavaC#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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