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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  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 StorageTimeSeries 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
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score3.78
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.machbase.commaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationMachbaseSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release2014201220131984
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V6.5, August 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
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 sourcenoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcesimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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AlaSQLApache DrillMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D
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