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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Greenplum vs. H2 vs. Machbase vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Greenplum vs. H2 vs. Machbase vs. RavenDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score11.32
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#311  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitealasql.orggreenplum.orgwww.h2database.comwww.machbase.comravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffPivotal Software Inc.Thomas MuellerMachbaseHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20142005200520132010
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.1.210, January 2022V6.5, August 20215.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlAuthorization levels configured per client per database
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AlaSQLGreenplumH2Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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