DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.MySQL 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.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score96.79
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAltibaseDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release199920082009
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20217.2.4, September 201210.5.10, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseDrizzleMariaDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
» more
MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
» more
MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
» more
Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
» more
Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
» more
MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AltibaseDrizzleMariaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

In-Memory Computing (IMC) Market Size Key Opportunities, Strategic Assessment, Strong Revenue and Forecast to 2026 | Major Players: IBM, Oracle, SAP, Altibase, Giga Spaces, etc. – The Courier
17 June 2021, The Courier

In-Memory Database Market R & D including top key players Altibase Corp., Raima Inc., Bell Labs (Alcatel Lucent), Centrum Wiskunde And Informatica – The Manomet Current
3 June 2021, The Manomet Current

In-Memory Computing Market Size and Growth Opportunities with COVID19 Impact Analysis | Top Companies – Altibase, SAP SE, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, etc. – The Manomet Current
16 June 2021, The Manomet Current

In-memory OLAP Database Market Report 2020: Altibase, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP SE, Exasol, Jedox, Kognitio, Mcobject, MemSQL, etc. – Clark County Blog
12 June 2021, Clark County Blog

NEWSQL Database Market Quality & Quantity Analysis | Microsoft Corporation, IBM, Oracle – The Manomet Current
19 June 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

How to install MariaDB 10 on AlmaLinux 8 or Rocky Linux - Linux Shout
3 June 2021, H2S Media

SQL Market Quality & Quantity Analysis | Oracle Database, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Basho Technologies, MongoDB, MarkLogic Corporation – The Manomet Current
1 June 2021, The Manomet Current

Postgres is hot, but developers haven't lost their love for MySQL. Here's why
21 May 2021, TechRepublic

MariaDB Now Available Via RPM
7 December 2020, IT Jungle

Open-Source Database Software Market Size, Industry Trends and Forecast to 2028 | Major Players – Titan, SQLite, Neo4j, MariaDB, Apache Hive, Couchbase – The Courier
18 June 2021, The Courier

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MySQL DBA/Mariadb
Intone Networks, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Global Affiliate Recruiter (freelance)
Percona, Remote

MySQL/MariaDB DBA
Medical Informatics Engineering, Fort Wayne, IN

Junior Software Engineer
KBR, Greenbelt, MD

Help Desk Manager
Applause, Framingham, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here