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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. Sqrrl vs. TypeDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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.
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High performance Time Series DBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.65
Rank#140  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comkx.comsqrrl.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcode.kx.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Vaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201820082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320122016
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20227.2.4, September 20123.6, May 20182.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++qJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
JDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infomaking use of HadoopSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of HadoopMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)yes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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