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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. Graph Engine vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgbigobject.iowww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.iowww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.MicrosoftMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20142015201020101995
Current releaseV128.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript.NET and CC++C and C++
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)
.NEThostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayesTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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