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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Widely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.geomesa.orgwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCCRi and othersOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release2014201419951985
Current release3.1.1, January 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesoptional
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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