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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggeode.apache.orgwww.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Thomas MuellerMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20142002200520101995
Current release1.1, February 20171.4.200, October 2019V128.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VMhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (OQL)yesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Java.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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