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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Drizzle vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.66
Rank#44  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score56.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriselucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperDataStaxDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2011200820042012
Current release6.7, December 20187.2.4, September 20128.3.1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno infosupports limited query time joinsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava pluginsno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
cloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4Atomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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