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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Prometheus

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  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.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platformOpen-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
Score2.66
Rank#97  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerprometheus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoft
Initial release2014200820192015
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
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.noyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoYes. Languages: KQL, Python, Rno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.Table-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAzure Active Directory Authenticationno

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