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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. MySQL vs. Tarantool

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWidely used open source RDBMSIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1212.47
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#145  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.mysql.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldev.mysql.com/­docwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunVK
Initial release201419952008
Current release8.0.30, July 20222.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infowith proprietary extensionsFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and roles

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