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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Percona Server for MySQL

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Percona Server for MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#211  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score75.22
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftPercona
Initial release201420102008
Current releaseV128.0.21-12, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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