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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Kinetica vs. MariaDB vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Kinetica vs. MariaDB vs. Riak TS

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 HadoopFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.kinetica.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
riak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaKineticaMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Basho Technologies
Initial release2008201320122009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19952015
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 20217.1, August 202110.8.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C, C++C and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DrizzleImpalaKineticaMariaDBRiak TS
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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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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