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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score61.17
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score824.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orghive.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homelearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMicrosoft
Initial release201420121989
Current release3.1.3, April 2022SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted free version is available
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)All OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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