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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EXASOL vs. SingleStore

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.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 type
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational 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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Score0.56
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.exasol.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffExasolSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201420002013
Current release7.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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)Linux info64 bit version required
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Lua
Python
R
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-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 integrationno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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AlaSQLEXASOLSingleStore 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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