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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB vs. SQream DB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#168  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#215  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.comsqream.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.comdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release2014201020132014
Current releaseV122020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++C++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLJava, SQLuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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