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DBMS > Drizzle vs. KairosDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. KairosDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.60
Rank#238  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iodocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTimescale
Initial release200820132017
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.2.2, November 20182.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBCGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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