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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. GridGain vs. OmniSci

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.16
Rank#116  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGridGain Systems, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release200820072016
Current release7.2.4, September 2012GridGain 8.5.1V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
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 infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes (replicated cache)Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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