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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Elasticsearch vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Elasticsearch vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricHigh performance Time Series DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score9.34
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchkx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerElasticKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200820102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031992
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.8.0, June 20203.6, May 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Javaq
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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