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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Impala vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Memgraph vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Impala vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Memgraph vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Analytic DBMS for HadoopA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismemgraph.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.memgraph.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaInterSystemsMemgraph LtdMicrosoft
Initial release20082013201820171989
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.4.0, April 20202021.1, June 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial infoFree license availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosyesUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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