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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Heroic vs. Kingbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#258  Overall
#40  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#242  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#271  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­spotify/­heroicwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201420141999
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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