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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 scaleHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablememgraph.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.memgraph.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFauna, Inc.GoogleMemgraph LtdYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20082014201520172017
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionaldepending on used data model
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnononoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra 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++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningHash and Range Sharding
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 RAFTBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infowith snapshot isolationDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
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 infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
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 permissionsyes
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DrizzleFaunaDBGoogle Cloud BigtableMemgraphYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together three must-have...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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