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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. DolphinDB vs. GridGain

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. DolphinDB vs. GridGain

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#173  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#129  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.dolphindb.comwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDolphinDB, IncGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release201420182007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAdministrators, Users, GroupsSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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