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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache IoTDB vs. CrateDB vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache IoTDB vs. CrateDB vs. Riak TS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkDistributed Date Store based on LuceneRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgiotdb.apache.orgcrate.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcrate.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software FoundationCrateBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201820132015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonorights management via user accountsno
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AlaSQLApache IoTDBCrateDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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