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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#71  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerGoogleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2008201320112014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.0.2, November 20201.22, May 201910 R1, October 20187.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++GoC++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functionsyes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoMVCCACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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