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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Drizzle vs. Infobright vs. NuoDB

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

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#168  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbnuodb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2016200820052013
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial 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++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJava, SQL
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnonedata 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
Source-replica replicationyes 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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID 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.yesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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DgraphDrizzleInfobrightNuoDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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