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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. searchxml vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.High performance Time Series DBMSSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.68
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score7.39
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitekx.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbhTerark
Initial release20082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201520152016
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.6, May 2018V11.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++qC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)nonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith viewsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonomultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

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