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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Impala vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Impala vs. InfluxDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Analytic DBMS for HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score15.15
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolCloudera
Initial release2008200020132013
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.3.0, August 20191.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberossimple rights management via user accounts
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DrizzleEXASOLImpalaInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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