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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Hypertable vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hypertable vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffHypertable Inc.Rockset
Initial release201420092019
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonodynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIC++ API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor on file system levelyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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