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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hive vs. SWC-DB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS librarydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#259  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score57.29
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#372  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitealasql.orghive.apache.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookAlex Kashirin
Initial release201420122020
Current release3.1.3, April 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
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
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno
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 controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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