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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Dolt vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Dolt vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDolt  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA MySQL compatible DBMS with Git-like versioning of data and schemaHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­dolthub/­dolt
www.dolthub.com
www.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.dolthub.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDoltHub IncIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2014201820052010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICLI Client
HTTP REST
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infocurrently in alpha releasenoTransact SQL
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneA database can be cloned to multiple locations and be used there in isolation. Data/schema changes can be pushed/pulled explicitly between locations.Source-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoOnly one user is configurable, and must be specified in the config file at startupfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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