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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph 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
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­hugegraph
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerSpotifyBaidu
Initial release20142012200520142018
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 20220.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 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 VMLinux
macOS
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoalso supports composite index and range index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++JavaGroovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonovia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes infoedges in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDnoACID
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 sourceyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions

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AlaSQLApache DrillH2HeroicHugeGraph
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