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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Hazelcast

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Hazelcast

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score10.38
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orghazelcast.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerHazelcast
Initial release201420082008
Current release7.2.4, September 20125.1, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPRole-based access control

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