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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. OpenEdge

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. OpenEdge

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  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.Application development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#75  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerProgress Software Corporation
Initial release201420081984
Current release7.2.4, September 2012OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers and groups

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