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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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 Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score9.53
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.05
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerMicrosoft
Initial release201420052012
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDoptimistic locking
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-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

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