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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EsgynDB vs. EventStoreDB vs. Greenplum vs. MongoDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSEvent StoreRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.87
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score13.61
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.esgyn.cnwww.eventstore.comgreenplum.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffEsgynEvent Store LimitedPivotal Software Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release20142015201220052009
Current release21.2, February 20216.7.1, April 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresyesJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLEsgynDBEventStoreDBGreenplumMongoDB
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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