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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. MaxDB vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. MaxDB vs. RRDtool

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  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 processesA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
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.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Tobias Oetiker
Initial release2008200219841999
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20177.9.10 (January 2020), 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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