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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. IBM Cloudant vs. jBASE vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. IBM Cloudant vs. jBASE vs. Kinetica

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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 processesDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeMultivalue DBMSRelational 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
Score1.68
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.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 2014ZumasysKinetica
Initial release20082002201019912012
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20175.77.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnooptionalyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
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
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
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.yesnoyesyes 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 can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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DrizzleGeodeIBM CloudantjBASEKinetica
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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