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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. H2

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceFull-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 storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#211  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score9.31
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas Mueller
Initial release201420192005
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
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 database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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