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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. SingleStore vs. Tarantool vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. SingleStore vs. Tarantool vs. Transbase

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMySQL 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 typeIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.54
Rank#228  Overall
#35  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score6.58
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#146  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#330  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.singlestore.comwww.tarantool.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.singlestore.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSingleStore Inc.VKTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014201320081987
Current release7.6, November 20212.4.2, July 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, GoC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version requiredBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infobut no triggers and foreign keysFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLua, C and SQL stored proceduresyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioningHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes, with SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, read commitedyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
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 persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTarantoolTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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