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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. FileMaker vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.11
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score56.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.filemaker.comlucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2008198320042012
Current release7.2.4, September 201218, May 20198.3.1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
iOS
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infovia pluginsno infosupports limited query time joinsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
PHP.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava pluginsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14cloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnooptimistic locking infoSolr 4Atomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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