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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201420122008
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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 sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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