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DBMS > Derby vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. PouchDB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for HadoopJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score4.90
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score17.49
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaApache Software Foundation
Initial release1997200820132012
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20207.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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