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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Impala vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. TerminusDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 HadoopThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.26
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score53.09
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlhelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterpriseterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaSAP, SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2008201319872018
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.3.0, August 201916.01.1.1, January 2020
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++C and C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava and Transact-SQLyes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Journaling Streams
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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-standardRole-based access control

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