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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. InfluxDB vs. Memgraph vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#206  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmemgraph.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.memgraph.comrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMemgraph LtdThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2014201320172009
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infowith snapshot isolationAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissionsyes infousers and table-level permissions
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLInfluxDBMemgraphRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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