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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. RRDtool vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.MySQL 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 typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series 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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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.07
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score7.25
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#327  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.exasol.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.exasol.com/­resourcesoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffExasolTobias OetikerSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20142000199920131987
Current release1.8.0, 20227.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)HP-UX
Linux
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possiblenono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
in-process shared library
Pipes
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Lua
Python
R
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyesyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
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 nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLEXASOLRRDtoolSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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