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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Oracle

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Oracle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Widely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score7.76
Rank#54  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1270.94
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.datastax.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDataStaxOracle
Initial release201420111980
Current release6.8, April 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLDatastax EnterpriseOracle
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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