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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. PostgreSQL vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. PostgreSQL vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraSpatial extension of H2Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgblueflood.iowww.h2gis.orgwww.postgresql.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffRackspaceCNRSPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2014201320131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2009
Current release14.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaCJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freepredefined schemeyesyesschema-free
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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infobased on H2user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on H2Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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