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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. H2

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFull-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 storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationThomas Mueller
Initial release2014201919792005
Current releaseV3, October 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
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++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
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 logsWith 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)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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