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DBMS > Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Drizzle vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#272  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score577.50
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.commemgraph.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.memgraph.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMemgraph LtdPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release1999200820171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20217.2.4, September 201213.4, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCBolt protocol
Cypher query language
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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