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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Faircom DB vs. MariaDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score96.79
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorymariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFairCom CorporationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release200819792009
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V12, November 202010.5.10, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ANSI C, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMariaDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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