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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.74
Rank#237  Overall
#35  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#208  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score3.97
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Document stores
#16  Key-value stores
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#217  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.geomesa.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCCRi and othersOracleRockset
Initial release2014201420112019
Current release3.5.0, December 202222.3, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionaldynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layerElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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