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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Infobright vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.SingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014200520131987
Current release7.3, December 2020Transbase 8.4, September 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 2016commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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.yesyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AlaSQLInfobrightSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, 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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