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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. GeoSpock vs. SpatiaLite

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  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 dataSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#233  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#303  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orggeospock.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsGeoSpockAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201420122008
Current release24.0.1, November 20222.0, September 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
hostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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 indexesnoyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for queryingANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 FileStorageyesyesyes
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 systemAccess rights for users can be defined per tableno

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