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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. H2GIS vs. Impala vs. Realm vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. H2GIS vs. Impala vs. Realm vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarySpatial extension of H2Analytic DBMS for HadoopA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlrealm.iotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCNRSClouderaRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20142013201320142009
Current release4.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLH2GISImpalaRealmTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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