DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > ClickHouse vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB vs. Spark SQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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.
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexMySQL 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.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.63
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score100.70
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score21.87
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
spark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperYandex LLCDrizzle 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
Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2016200820092014
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20207.2.4, September 201210.6.4, August 20213.1.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
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 integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseDrizzleMariaDBSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» 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
SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

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

More resources
ClickHouseDrizzleMariaDBSpark SQL
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

Kyligence 4.5 adds Clickhouse to Intelligent Data Cloud
10 August 2021, TechTarget

Kyligence adds ClickHouse OLAP engine to its analytics platform
10 August 2021, VentureBeat

Altinity grabs $4M seed to build cloud version of ClickHouse open-source data warehouse
1 October 2020, TechCrunch

Aiven set to grow open source database-as-a-service platform
30 March 2021, TechTarget

Open-source growth and venture capital investment: Data, databases, challenges, and opportunities
7 July 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

SD Times news digest: Android for Cars App Library 1.1, MariaDB announces a technical preview of NoSQL listener capability, and Rezilion funding
13 September 2021, SDTimes.com

Campus Cloud Fast-Tracks Universities to the Digital Era Relying on Cloud Database MariaDB SkySQL
14 September 2021, Business Wire

The most recent news from SD Times is as follows: MariaDB has released a technical preview of NoSQL listener support, and the Android for Cars 1.1 application library is now available - Bollyinside
16 September 2021, BollyInside

How to install MariaDB 10 on Debian 11 Bullseye Linux
21 August 2021, H2S Media

Installing MariaDB 10 on Debian 11 Bullseye Linux - Linux News
23 August 2021, BollyInside

provided by Google News

Databricks raises $1.6B more to boost data lakehouse
31 August 2021, TechTarget

Beginner's Guide To Machine Learning With Apache Spark
16 July 2021, Analytics India Magazine

Hadoop vs. Spark: Comparing the two big data frameworks
7 May 2021, TechTarget

Databricks launches SQL Analytics
12 November 2020, ZDNet

Arity-Sr Machine Learning Engineer - (Remote - Home Based Employee) at Allstate
27 August 2021, Insurance Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer, Applications Performance Management
TikTok, Mountain View, CA

Senior Data Engineer
Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation, Los Angeles, CA

Cloud Software Engineer
Cisco Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC

Timestream Specialist SA
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Sr. Timestream Specialist SA
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Support Engineer - MySQL/PostgreSQL/MariaDB
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

NOC Technician M/F
smartTrade, New York, NY

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer - Retail POS (Point-of-Sale)
Skechers, Manhattan Beach, CA

Sr. SQL Server DBA
Copart, Dallas, TX

Senior Database Consultant
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Business Intelligence Developer
Collective Health, Lehi, UT

Associate Data Lake Consultant
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Senior Data Engineer - Scala/Spark/SQL
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, San Jose, CA

Data Analyst
Lenovo, Morrisville, NC

Data Engineer with Scala & Spark exp or Scala Engineer
Advantine Technologies, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

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

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

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..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here