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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Hazelcast vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Hazelcast vs. Heroic

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A widely adopted in-memory data gridTime 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 DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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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
Score9.52
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comhazelcast.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerHazelcastSpotify
Initial release20142012200520082014
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 20225.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
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.nononoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
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 compliantyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++Java.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoReplicated Mapyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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 sourceyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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