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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#228  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#107  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score9.78
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comwww.machbase.commaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerMachbaseSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20142012200520131984
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 2022V6.5, August 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.nonononono
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 compliantyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoyes
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnoyes
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 sourceyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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