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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Machbase Neo

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.49
Rank#259  Overall
#40  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#324  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgmachbase.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsmachbase.com/­dbms
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationMachbase
Initial release201420122013
Current release1.20.3, January 2023V8.0, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
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 language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageDepending on the underlying data sourceno
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 table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcesimple password-based access control

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