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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  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 StoragedBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.MySQL 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.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score14.47
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationAsthon TateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas Mueller
Initial release20142012197920082005
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 20197.2.4, September 20122.0.204, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
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.nonono
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 compliantnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++dBase proprietary IDEC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
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-storagenono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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