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DBMS > Drizzle vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Lovefield vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Lovefield vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#121  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score55.09
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldlucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBMGoogleApache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20082014201420062012
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.12, February 20178.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLnoJava pluginsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesUsing read-only observersyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yesnoneyesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr; and streaming expressions to reduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDoptimistic lockingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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