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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142012
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data source

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