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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. ClickHouse vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. ClickHouse vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score13.87
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score4.61
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgclickhouse.techspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlclickhouse.tech/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffClickhouse Inc.SpotifyGoogleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20142016201420111994
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20221.23, February 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyes, when using the MergeTree engineyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.Close to ANSI SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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