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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20142012200820052008
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 20122.0.204, December 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyesyes
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 extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
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 sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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