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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Axibase vs. HyperSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#286  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score5.52
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financehsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationAxibase Corporation
Initial release2014201220132001
Current release1.20.2, August 2022155852.7.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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 indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesJava, SQL
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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