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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#204  Overall
#28  Document stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score80.87
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1229.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orghive.apache.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420121995
Current release2.3.5, May 20198.0.16, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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 infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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