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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#227  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score4.61
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSpotifyGoogleSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release20142014201119942011
Current release1.23, February 202116.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 Elasticsearchnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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