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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. SQLite

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score61.17
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score114.32
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orghive.apache.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201420122000
Current release3.1.3, April 20223.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoPublic Domain
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 VMserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nono
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 infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual 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 infovia file-system locks
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 rolesno

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