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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. GeoSpock vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#302  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgbasex.orggeospock.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHGeoSpockAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2014201220072008
Current release24.0.0, September 202210.2, September 20222.0, September 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for queryingnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesnono
Triggersyesnoyes infovia eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenomultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per tableno

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