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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Ingres vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Ingres vs. Prometheus

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.Well established RDBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsprometheus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.actian.com/­ingresprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerActian Corporation
Initial release201420081974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2015
Current release7.2.4, September 201211.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++CGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesNumeric data only
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Ingres Replicatoryes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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