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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Informix vs. Solr

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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 secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score56.16
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
lucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200819842004
Current release7.2.4, September 201214.10.FC3, December 20198.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++ and JavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno infosupports limited query time joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava plugins
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
cloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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