DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument 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
Score2.59
Rank#110  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comsymas.com/­lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerSymasMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20142005201120102016
Current release1.4.200, October 20190.9.29, March 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaC.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsnoTransact SQLTransact SQL
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLH2LMDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

Introduction to Apache Spark: Big Data Analytics Simplified
4 September 2018, Business 2 Community

indexeddb | Read the Tea Leaves
10 April 2016, nolanlawson.com

provided by Google News

The Lightning Memory-mapped Database
2 March 2016, InfoQ.com

Dear CIO - get off your ERP island
20 April 2021, Diginomica

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Samsung Announces Standards-Compliant Key-Value SSD Prototype
5 September 2019, AnandTech

Peddle the Pedal to the Metal
23 April 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Best cloud databases of 2021
14 September 2021, ITProPortal

Microsoft builds distributed ledger for Azure SQL database
26 May 2021, TechTarget

How To Automate Tasks in Azure SQL Database
22 January 2021, Redmondmag.com

Azure SQL Database Ranked Among Top 3 Databases of 2020
14 January 2021, Visual Studio Magazine

Setup Azure SQL Database to use with Azure Static Web Apps [Bonus] | Azure Tips and Tricks: Static Web Apps - Microsoft
25 June 2021, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Companies Using Cloud Databases | Cloud Database Use Cases 2021
29 August 2021, Datamation

Pariveda Solutions Has Earned the Analytics on Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization
31 August 2021, PRNewswire

Amazon Microsoft Google Remain Top Cloud Vendors But It Might Not Always Be Like That
10 September 2021, CMSWire

Evolution of Azure Synapse: Apache Spark 3.0, GPU Acceleration, Delta Lake, Dataverse Support
29 May 2021, InfoQ.com

Accelerate time to insights with Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse | Azure Friday - Microsoft
20 August 2021, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

DevOps Engineer
Bloomerang, Nashville, TN

SAP Basis Administrator Sr
Arthrex, Naples, FL

Sr. SAP Basis Administrator
TTI Corporate, Anderson, SC

Systems Architect
SkuVault, Remote

SAP Basis Administrator
Applied Medical, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

SQL DBA Administrator, Remote North America
Ciena, Baltimore, MD

Advisor Azure SQL Database Administrator (DBA)
Gainwell Technologies, Texas

SQL DBA
Cloudmed, Remote

SQL Database Developer
ShipBob Inc, Remote

Database Lead
Volto Consulting, Remote

Engagement Manager, 100% Remote
Piper Companies, Remote

Product Marketing Manager, Azure Synapse (Data Integration)
Microsoft, Bellevue, WA

Embedded Escalation Engineer - Azure Synapse
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Azure Synapse
Cubestech, Remote

Azure Synapse Application Support
Synergy Global Technologies Inc., Naperville, IL

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here