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DBMS > Drizzle vs. GridGain vs. Memgraph vs. VoltDB

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 IgniteA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score1.64
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.commemgraph.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.memgraph.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGridGain Systems, Inc.Memgraph LtdVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2008200720172010
Current release7.2.4, September 2012GridGain 8.5.19.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Java
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes (replicated cache)Multi-Master replication using RAFTMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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, HTTPSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers, roles and permissionsUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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