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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. EJDB vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.36
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.bigobject.ioejdb.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsPivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release20142015201220052005
Current release5.10.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC
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)
server-lessLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuanoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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