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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GigaSpaces vs. PlanetScale

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GigaSpaces vs. PlanetScale

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonPlanetScale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsScalable, distributed, serverless MySQL database platform built on top of Vitess
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#192  Overall
#32  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#151  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gigaspaces.complanetscale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlplanetscale.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGigaspaces TechnologiesPlanetScale
Initial release201420002020
Current release15.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Docker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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 proceduresnoyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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