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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Infobright

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Infobright

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.hawkular.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guide
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Community supported by Red HatIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2014201220142005
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestrictednono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersyesnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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