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DBMS > ArcadeDB vs. Drizzle vs. GeoMesa vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison ArcadeDB vs. Drizzle vs. GeoMesa vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  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.
DescriptionFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#298  Overall
#41  Document stores
#25  Graph DBMS
#43  Key-value stores
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score4.11
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitearcadedb.comwww.geomesa.orgcloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationdocs.arcadedb.comwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperArcade DataDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerCCRi and othersGoogle
Initial release2021200820142017
Current releaseSeptember 20217.2.4, September 20123.2.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
depending on storage layerMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoStrict serializable isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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