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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 HadoopMySQL 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.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime 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
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.memcached.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarygithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalBasho Technologies
Initial release200820132009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199520032015
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 202110.7.2, February 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++CErlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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-reduceyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3noJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage enginenoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes 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 Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno
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Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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