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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. SingleStore

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#266  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score5.60
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20232013
Current release1.0, March 20238.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemescheme-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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DragonflySingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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