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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Elasticsearch vs. Infobright

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score160.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-db
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffElasticIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201420102005
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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