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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SingleStore

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score7.37
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MicrosoftSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014200520152013
Current releaseV17.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
hostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLInfobrightMicrosoft Azure SearchSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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