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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HBase vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HBase vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. Titan

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orghbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhbase.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSpotifyGoogleAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20142008201420112012
Current release2.3.4, January 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nononono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javanonoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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AlaSQLHBaseHeroicLevelDBTitan
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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