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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. H2 vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. H2 vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.h2database.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGridGain Systems, Inc.Thomas MuellerOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release2014200720051984
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0.204, December 20217.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMHP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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