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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score75.15
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasesqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201420102012
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
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
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
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
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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