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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.55
Rank#213  Overall
#31  Document stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1268.51
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20141995
Current release8.0.20, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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