DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Google BigQuery vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Google BigQuery vs. Kinetica

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score43.92
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GoogleKinetica
Initial release2008200220102012
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20177.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)yesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
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.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table level
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleGeodeGoogle BigQueryKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
» more
Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
» more
Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
» more
Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
» more
Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DrizzleGeodeGoogle BigQueryKinetica
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Annual Report for
31 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

SD Times News Digest: Android for Cars App Library 1.1, MariaDB Announces Technical Preview of NoSQL Listener Feature, Funded by Rezilion
25 September 2021, Floridanewstimes.com

Where Does Apache Geode Fit in CQRS Architectures?
18 December 2016, InfoQ.com

HPE acquires Ampool to gain distributed SQL engine
9 July 2021, VentureBeat

HPE buys query acceleration platform Ampool to boost Ezmeral hybrid cloud analytics
7 July 2021, SiliconANGLE News

provided by Google News

Google’s Logica language addresses SQL’s flaws
15 April 2021, InfoWorld

Google's Logica language addresses SQL's flaws
18 April 2021, ARNnet

Winning the 2020 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year – Infrastructure Modernization Award
20 July 2021, CIO

Google Cloud Platform breaks through with big enterprises, signs up Disney and others
23 March 2016, ZDNet

Datazoom Launches First Collection Data Dictionary for CDN Log Streaming
28 October 2020, StreamingMedia.com

provided by Google News

Preventing the Next 9/11 Goal of NORAD's New Streaming Data Warehouse
30 August 2021, Datanami

United States GPU Database Market Size, Growth And Analysis By Leading Keyplayers – Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt, Jedox – Stillwater Current
20 September 2021, Stillwater Current

Kinetica Fuses Streaming and Contextual Analysis At Scale
14 September 2021, StreetInsider.com

GPU Database Market Share, Key Market Players, Trends & Forecast, 2020–2028
11 September 2021, The Manomet Current

Review: Kinetica analyzes billions of rows in real time
29 April 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Development Engineer in Test - Tanzu GemFire - Opportunity for Working Remotely Los Angeles, CA
Pivotal, Los Angeles, CA

Software Development Engineer in Test - Tanzu GemFire - Opportunity for Working Remotely Palo Alto, CA
Pivotal, Palo Alto, CA

Software Engineer - Tanzu Gemfire - Opportunity for Working Remotely Palo Alto, CA
Pivotal, Palo Alto, CA

Software Engineer - Tanzu Gemfire - Opportunity for Working Remotely Detroit, MI
Pivotal, Detroit, MI

Software Development Engineer in Test - Tanzu GemFire - Opportunity for Working Remotely New York, NY
Pivotal, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here