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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. Netezza

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. BigObject vs. Netezza

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
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Score0.54
Rank#228  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#338  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score18.93
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgbigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.bigobject.io
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBigObject, Inc.IBM
Initial release201420152000
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
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)
Linux infoincluded in appliance
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
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
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 controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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AlaSQLBigObjectNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM
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