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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. jBASE vs. Riak KV vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. jBASE vs. Riak KV vs. SingleStore

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 frontendA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.jbase.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.ZumasysBasho TechnologiesSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20142005199120092013
Current release5.72.1.0, April 20157.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCErlangC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalnoyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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