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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#214  Overall
#34  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributors
Initial release20142012
Current release0.20.0, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for querying
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and system

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