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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2GIS vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2GIS vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySpatial extension of H2A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2gis.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCNRSHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014201320081995
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2yes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2Role-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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AlaSQLH2GISHazelcastMySQL
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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