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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. SiriDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. SiriDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen Source Time Series DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbsiridb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.siridb.netdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonTransceptor TechnologyTimescale
Initial release2014201220172017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoNumeric datanumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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