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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.snowflake.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2008200020142018
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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