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DBMS > Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Immudb vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Immudb vs. Kinetica

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonImmudb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBAn immutable database, which allows to add new versions of existing records, but never change or delete records.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­codenotary/­immudb
www.codenotary.com/­technologies/­immudb
www.kinetica.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.immudb.iowww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014CodenotaryKinetica
Initial release2008201020202012
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.0, May 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangGoC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like syntaxSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC protocol
PostgreSQL wire protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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DrizzleIBM CloudantImmudbKinetica
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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