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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageTime 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
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­hugegraph
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationSpotifyBaidu
Initial release2014201220142018
Current release1.19.0, June 20210.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes 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 compliantnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++Groovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnovia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoedges in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourceUsers, roles and permissions

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