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

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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 CouchDBA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.jbase.comwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014ZumasysKinetica
Initial release2008201019912012
Current release7.2.4, September 20125.77.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyes 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
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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DrizzleIBM CloudantjBASEKinetica
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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