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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Sqrrl vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Sqrrl vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbsqrrl.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2014201220122014
Current release2.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infomaking use of HadoopSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.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 regionAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Cell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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