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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. NuoDB vs. VoltDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#193  Overall
#28  Document stores
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#109  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.nuodb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldoc.nuodb.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffNuoDB, Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release201420132010
Current release9.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLJava
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infotunable commit protocolACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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AlaSQLNuoDBVoltDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Scale Out with NuoDB Community Edition (Tech Blog)
28 July 2019

Why Are Distributed Databases Perfect for Financial Services? (Corporate Blog)
11 July 2019

How Distributed SQL Powers Your Enterprise Digital Transformation (Corporate Blog)
28 June 2019

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