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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. DolphinDB vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. DolphinDB vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageFull-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 ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#169  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.dolphindb.comwww.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDolphinDB, IncThomas MuellerMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20142018200520102013
Current release1.4.200, October 2019V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQLJava, SQL
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAdministrators, Users, Groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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