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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. RethinkDB vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financerethinkdb.comrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAxibase CorporationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Rockset
Initial release2014201320092019
Current release155852.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrydynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnonoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersyesyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding inforange basedAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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