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System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Drizzle vs. GridGain vs. OmniSci

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 embedded key-value store for Go.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#200  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#123  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.gridgain.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGridGain Systems, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2013200820072016
Current release7.2.4, September 2012GridGain 8.5.1V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++Java, C++, .NetC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGoC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes (replicated cache)Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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