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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. Heroic

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSpotify
Initial release2014201220082014
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
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 extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDno
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 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 sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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