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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Crux vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Crux vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCrux  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCrux is a general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queriesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#333  Overall
#45  Document stores
Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­juxt/­crux
opencrux.com
www.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlopencrux.com/­reference/­installation.htmlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffJuxt Ltd.Thomas MuellerMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20142019200520101995
Current release1.12.1, September 20201.4.200, October 2019V128.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen 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 languageJavaScriptClojureJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
All OS with a Java VMhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, extensible-data-notation formatyesyesyes
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.limited SQL, making use of Apache Calciteyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptClojure
Java
Java.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 proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
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 nodesnoneyes, each node contains all dataWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, 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 systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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