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DBMS > Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Impala vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Impala vs. TypeDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 HadoopTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlvaticle.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014ClouderaVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2008201020132016
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 20212.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
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.nonono
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 Kerberosyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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