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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. HBase vs. HyperSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#286  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score41.66
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.52
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financehbase.apache.orghsqldb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhbase.apache.orghsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAxibase CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2014201320082001
Current release155852.3.4, January 20212.7.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJava, SQL
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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