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DBMS > Derby vs. Drizzle vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Drizzle 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 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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.21
Rank#79  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbypouchdb.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software Foundation
Initial release199720082012
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20207.2.4, September 20127.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding 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
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno

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