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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Infobright vs. SiriDB vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Infobright vs. SiriDB vs. Tkrzw

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendOpen Source Time Series DBMSA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtableignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbsiridb.netdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.CesbitMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release20142015200520172020
Current release0.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoNumeric datano
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Python
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononono
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiessimple rights management via user accountsno

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