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DBMS > Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Quasardb

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 CouchDBDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantquasardb.net
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014quasardb
Initial release200820102009
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
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
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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DrizzleIBM CloudantQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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