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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Heroic vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Heroic vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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 ElasticSearchFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSpotifyKineticaTerark
Initial release2008201420122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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