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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. RocksDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value 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
Score3.29
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201420122013
Current release0.20.1, January 20216.14.6 , December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL for queryingno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 systemno

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