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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Ingres vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWell established RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score5.84
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffActian CorporationRockset
Initial release20141974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2019
Current release11.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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)AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesdynamic 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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneIngres Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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