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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Druid vs. SwayDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
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Score0.61
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#306  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgdruid.apache.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation and contributorsSimer Plaha
Initial release201420122018
Current release0.20.0, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
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
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoAtomic execution of operations
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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