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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EDB Postgres vs. Impala vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EDB Postgres vs. Impala vs. Stardog

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Analytic DBMS for HadoopEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.stardog.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEnterpriseDBClouderaStardog-Union
Initial release2008200520132010
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V13, October 20204.0.0, July 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleEDB PostgresImpalaStardog
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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