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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. PostGIS vs. TempoIQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.compostgis.nettempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerTempoIQ
Initial release20142008200520052012
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.210, January 20223.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQLsimple authentication-based access control

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