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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. MaxDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. MaxDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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 robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score9.53
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.53
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.commaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release201420051984
Current release1.4.200, October 20197.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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