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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1199.40
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.exasol.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffExasolOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420001995
Current release8.0.31, October 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Lua
Python
R
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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