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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. PouchDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. PouchDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.48
Rank#98  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score4.87
Rank#80  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#279  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgpouchdb.comwww.timescale.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.timescale.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software FoundationTimescaleParadigma Software
Initial release20142008201220171999
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1.1, June 20192.6.0, February 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLDrizzlePouchDBTimescaleDBValentina Server
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTime-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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