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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. MonetDB vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2 vs. MonetDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2database.comwww.monetdb.orgtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffThomas MuellerMonetDB BVTempoIQ
Initial release2014200520042012
Current release2.1.210, January 2022Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control
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AlaSQLH2MonetDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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