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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA 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
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
Score25.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitefauna.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.memcached.orgmemgraph.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFauna, Inc.GoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMemgraph Ltd
Initial release20082014201520032017
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnononoyes
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Proprietary protocolBolt 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++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnoneSharding 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 zonesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesnoyes 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.nonoyes
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)yes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers, roles and permissions
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DrizzleFaunaDBGoogle Cloud BigtableMemcachedMemgraph
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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