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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Drizzle vs. NuoDB vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Drizzle vs. NuoDB vs. Quasardb

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#189  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score1.19
Rank#184  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.ionuodb.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdoc.nuodb.comdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperCrateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerNuoDB, Inc.quasardb
Initial release2013200820132009
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava, SQLno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary tableyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBDrizzleNuoDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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