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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Riak KV vs. Sequoiadb vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Riak KV vs. Sequoiadb vs. SingleStore

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#65  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.39
Rank#260  Overall
#39  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#63  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sequoiadb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBasho TechnologiesSequoiadb Ltd.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014200920132013
Current release2.1.0, April 20157.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptErlangC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query languageyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
proprietary protocol using JSONCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and ErlangJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoDocument is locked during a transactionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonosimple password-based access controlFine grained access control via users, groups and roles

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