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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comquestdb.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerQuestDB LimitedTempoIQ
Initial release20142008200520142012
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnono
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
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 databaseConfigurable consistency for N replicas
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 integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID for single-table writesno
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.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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