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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HBase vs. RocksDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.26
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orghbase.apache.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201420082013
Current release2.3.4, January 20217.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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)yes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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