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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.61
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1254.83
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420121995
Current release0.20.1, January 20218.0.23 , January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for queryingyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
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 infono user groups or roles

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