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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. Hive vs. LevelDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. Hive vs. LevelDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score80.60
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score4.61
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhive.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookGoogleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20142014201220111994
Current release3.1.3, April 20221.23, February 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factornoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenononoACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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