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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. Drizzle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.bigobject.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201420152008
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuano
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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