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DBMS > Drizzle vs. GridGain vs. MariaDB vs. Memgraph

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. GridGain vs. MariaDB vs. Memgraph

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score87.45
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
memgraph.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGridGain Systems, Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Memgraph Ltd
Initial release2008200720092017
Current release7.2.4, September 2012GridGain 8.5.110.4.11, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keySharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes (replicated cache)Master-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
Multi-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions
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Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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