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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Geode vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Geode vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score1.96
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
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.MonetDB BVTerark
Initial release2008200220042016
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.1, February 2017Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
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
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.yesyes
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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Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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