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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hazelcast vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#206  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score9.47
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitealasql.orghazelcast.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHazelcastThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2014200820132009
Current release4.0, February 20201.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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