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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Drizzle vs. Realm vs. TempoIQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  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.TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It 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.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgrealm.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019TempoIQ
Initial release2014200820142012
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBCHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoChange Listenersyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
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
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyessimple authentication-based access control
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AlaSQLDrizzleRealmTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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