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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Prometheus vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Prometheus vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  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.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTeradata
Initial release2014200820152005
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possibleyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoR packages
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoby Federationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
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 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, HTTPnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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