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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Kylin vs. Fauna

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Kylin vs. Fauna

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgkylin.apache.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFauna, Inc.
Initial release201420152014
Current release3.1.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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