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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Badger vs. Machbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Badger vs. Machbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime 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
Score3.19
Rank#103  Overall
#21  Document stores
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#371  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#310  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgermachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationDGraph LabsMachbase
Initial release2014201220172013
Current release1.20.2, August 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 compliantnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++GoC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonono
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 sourceyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcenosimple password-based access control

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