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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#103  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#283  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablememgraph.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.memgraph.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFauna, Inc.GoogleMemgraph Ltdquasardb
Initial release20082014201520172009
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree license availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ScalaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnononoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP API
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++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 hashingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashing
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 zonesMulti-Master replication using RAFTMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnowith Hadoop integration
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoTransient mode
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)Users, roles and permissionsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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