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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Greenplum vs. H2 vs. Machbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Greenplum vs. H2 vs. Machbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Document stores
#57  Relational DBMS
Score13.27
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#358  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.h2database.comwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationPivotal Software Inc.Thomas MuellerMachbase
Initial release20142012200520052013
Current release1.19.0, June 20216.7.1, April 20202.1.210, January 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2nono
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 compliantyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACIDno
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 sourceyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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