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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Oracle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Document stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score1346.68
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdrill.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationOracle
Initial release201420121980
Current release1.16, May 201919c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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.nonoyes
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 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
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 sourceyes
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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