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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. MariaDB vs. Riak TS

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for HadoopMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#219  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
riak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAlibabaDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Basho Technologies
Initial release200820132009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19952015
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 202110.8.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLDrizzleImpalaMariaDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesTPC Benchmark: The world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . TPC-H benchmark for...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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