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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. EventStoreDB vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event StoreRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score9.53
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.eventstore.comwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldevelopers.eventstore.comwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffEvent Store LimitedThomas Mueller
Initial release201420122005
Current release21.2, February 20211.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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).
Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLEventStoreDBH2
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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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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