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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SiteWhere

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasesitewhere.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftSiteWhere
Initial release201420102010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyespredefined scheme
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
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 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 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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