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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. MaxDB vs. Tarantool

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 solutionsIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­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 1997Mail.ru Group
Initial release2008200219842008
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 20177.9.10 (January 2020), 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C and C++
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
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)yesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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