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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. SiriDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Open Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#118  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score131.03
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesssiridb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.siridb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonMicrosoftCesbit
Initial release2014200719922017
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003simple rights management via user accounts

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