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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Kinetica vs. Trafodion

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#229  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.kinetica.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.kinetica.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffKineticaApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201420122014
Current release6.02.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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