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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Infobright vs. Oracle NoSQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Infobright vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational 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
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Oracle
Initial release2014201220052011
Current release21.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesoptional
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 indexesnorestrictedno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
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-storageACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
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.yesyesyesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights for users and roles

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