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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Interbase vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Interbase vs. SWC-DB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 HadoopLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaEmbarcaderoAlex Kashirin
Initial release2008201319842020
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 2021InterBase 2020, December 20190.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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