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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Badger vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBadger  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDGraph LabsThomas MuellerMicrosoft
Initial release2014201720052014
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoJSON types
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 indexesnonoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGoJava.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJavaScript
TriggersyesnoyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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