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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GridDB vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#211  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score9.31
Rank#49  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggriddb.netwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.griddb.netwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffToshiba CorporationThomas Mueller
Initial release201420132005
Current release4.6, February 20211.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
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 database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLGridDBH2
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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