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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. HyperSQL vs. SingleStore

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#233  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.91
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score7.81
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.exasol.comhsqldb.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.exasol.com/­resourceshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffExasolSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014200020012013
Current release2.7.0, July 20227.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Lua
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava, SQLyes
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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AlaSQLEXASOLHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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