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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Drizzle vs. IRONdb vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Drizzle vs. IRONdb vs. NuoDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 and scalable native Graph DBMSMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasenuodb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerCirconus LLC.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2016200820172013
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBCHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in LuaJava, SQL
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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