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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GridGain vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420071995
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.18.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
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 DDLyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 infonot for MyISAM storage engine
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 controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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