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DBMS > Drizzle vs. InfinityDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. InfinityDB vs. Riak KV

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.08
Rank#365  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteboilerbay.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerBoiler Bay Inc.OpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release200820022009
Current release7.2.4, September 20124.03.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysno
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
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaC 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 proceduresnonoErlang
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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, HTTPnoyes, using Riak Security

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