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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. ClickHouse vs. H2

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. ClickHouse vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score10.68
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgclickhouse.techwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsclickhouse.tech/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationYandex LLCThomas Mueller
Initial release2014201220162005
Current release1.19.0, June 2021v20.11.3.3-stable, November 20201.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 compliantClose to ANSI SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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