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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.54
Rank#201  Overall
#27  Document stores
#97  Relational DBMS
Score23.68
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20142005
Current releaseVertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 indexesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIKafka
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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AlaSQLVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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