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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RRDtool vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RRDtool vs. Splice Machine

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Open-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series 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
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#201  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerMicrosoftTobias OetikerSplice Machine
Initial release20142005201019992014
Current release1.4.200, October 2019V121.7.2, May 20193.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMhostedHP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nonoyesno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQLnoyes infoJava
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, with always 3 replicas availablenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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