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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Graphite vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Graphite vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.37
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerChris DavisEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2008200619841995
Current release7.2.4, September 2012InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++PythonCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Unix
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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, HTTPnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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