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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Hazelcast vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comhazelcast.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerHazelcastMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20142005200820102013
Current release1.4.200, October 20194.2, March 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMhostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesTransact SQLJava, SQL
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoReplicated Mapyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes infoMVCC
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.yesyesyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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AlaSQLH2HazelcastMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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