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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Redshift

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.48
Rank#204  Overall
#28  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score20.93
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­redshift
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshift
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)
Initial release20142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standard
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Python
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the system
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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