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DBMS > Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Impala

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  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 CouchDBAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score18.65
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Cloudera
Initial release200820102013
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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