DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom DB vs. H2 vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom DB vs. H2 vs. Heroic

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.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
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.h2database.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationFairCom CorporationThomas MuellerSpotify
Initial release20142012197920052014
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V12, November 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes 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, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno
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 sourceYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourceFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLApache DrillFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEH2Heroic
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
» more
Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLApache DrillFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEH2Heroic
Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

provided by Google News

Apache Drill improves big data SQL query engine
31 August 2021, TechTarget

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges
19 May 2015, Datanami

MapR Advances Support for Flexible and High Performance Analytics on JSON and S3 Data with Apache Drill
30 January 2019, Business Wire

Google’s Real Time Big Data Tool Cloned By Apache Drill
17 August 2012, TechCrunch

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

provided by Google News

FairCom Announces New and Rebranded Data Products
23 November 2020, Database Trends and Applications

FairCom lives 2021 on the 'edge' with IoT data management solution
20 December 2021, PRNewswire

World's First Converged IIoT Hub to be Showcased at IoT Tech Expo
3 September 2021, Automation.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Big Data/SQL Developer
LPL Financial, South Carolina

Software Engineer (Back-end and Full-stack Development)
Concourse Labs, Texas

Senior Architect/Software Engineer (Back-end and Full-stack Development)
Concourse Labs, Texas

Sales Operations Manager
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Account Executive
FairCom, Sandy, UT

Sales Development Representative (SDR)
FairCom, Columbia, MO

Software Engineer
FairCom, Sandy, UT

Account Executive (Hybrid)
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here