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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB vs. TypeDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 processesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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Score1.71
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#206  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#320  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#193  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbvaticle.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.vaticle.com
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.KineticaTerarkGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release20082002201220162016
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20176.02.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++C++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsnono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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