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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Kinetica vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Kinetica vs. Riak TS

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 processesDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.62
Rank#137  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.kinetica.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.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.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014KineticaBasho Technologies
Initial release20082002201020122015
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 GemfirecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangC, C++Erlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesno
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 indexesyesnoyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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DrizzleGeodeIBM CloudantKineticaRiak TS
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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