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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. etcd vs. HBase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed reliable key-value storeWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#206  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score8.85
Rank#45  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score60.45
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
hbase.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqletcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
hbase.apache.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoft
Initial release201420082010
Current release3.4, August 20192.2.0, June 2019V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonooptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLetcdHBaseMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
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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