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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. FaunaDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hazelcast vs. Memgraph

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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.Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.87
Rank#159  Overall
#23  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#101  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score9.16
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitefauna.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablehazelcast.commemgraph.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docshazelcast.org/­documentationdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFauna, Inc.GoogleHazelcastMemgraph Ltd
Initial release20082014201520082017
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nonoyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MasterlessInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes infoReplicated MapMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Role-based access controlUsers, roles and permissions
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DrizzleFaunaDBGoogle Cloud BigtableHazelcastMemgraph
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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