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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptDatabase 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 imposedRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgbigobject.iogoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.GoogleMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20142015201420101995
Current release2.1.12, February 2017V128.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen 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 languageJavaScriptJavaScriptC++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)
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafarihostedFreeBSD
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScript.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 proceduresnoLuanoTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyesyes
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 nodesnonenonenoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACIDACID 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 FileStorageyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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