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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Heroic vs. HugeGraph

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Heroic vs. HugeGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­hugegraph
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerSpotifyBaidu
Initial release2014200520142018
Current release2.1.210, January 20220.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoalso supports composite index and range index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaGroovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononovia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoedges in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions

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