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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. H2 vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. H2 vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgbigobject.iowww.h2database.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.iowww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.Thomas MuellerOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014201520051995
Current release1.4.200, October 20198.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC 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)
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaAda
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 proceduresnoLuaJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-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 tablesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.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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