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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Heroic vs. Kdb+ vs. searchxml vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Heroic vs. Kdb+ vs. searchxml vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchHigh performance Time Series DBMSDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverA 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score7.68
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexkx.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcode.kx.comwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSpotifyKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcinformationpartners gmbhTerark
Initial release200820142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320152016
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.6, May 20181.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaqC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonomultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

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