DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kdb+ vs. Sqrrl

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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 DBMSAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.29
Rank#60  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#209  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#36  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websitekx.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032012
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++qJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPrights management via user accountsCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleKdb+Sqrrl
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DrizzleKdb+Sqrrl
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Kx to power analytics for US real estate giant Zillow
3 April 2019, Associated Press

WekaIO, Penguin Computing Set Performance Record on STAC-M3 'Tick Analytics' Benchmark
7 June 2019, HPCwire

Analyze and adapt: Data pros at 4 Chicago companies discuss how trends influence projects
16 April 2019, Built In Chicago

It’s About Time For Time Series Databases
25 January 2018, The Next Platform

At Kx Systems Big Data Is Old News
24 September 2012, Forbes

provided by Google News

[Tech30] These industry veterans’ startup encourages millennials to save and invest money smartly
28 October 2019, YourStory

User And Entity Behavior Analytics Market 2019-2025 | Rapid7, Varonis Systems, Gurucul, Niara, Inc, Sqrrl Data
24 October 2019, Market Expert

Amazon's cloud business acquires Sqrrl, a security start-up with NSA roots
23 January 2018, CNBC

Meet memory expert Chester Santos (and other top stories of the day)
29 October 2019, YourStory

AWS acquires threat hunting startup Sqrrl
24 January 2018, CyberScoop

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Electronic Trading Desk Strategist
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

CIB QR - Quantitative Research - Wholesale Credit Capital Modeling - Quantitative Developer - Associate
JPMorgan Chase, Plano, TX

Python Quantitative Engineer - for Cash Equities Trading
JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY

Quantitative Analyst
KKI Capital, New York, NY

Junior Variant Scientist
Tempus, Chicago, IL

Cybersecurity Threat Hunter
Arete Advisors, New York, NY

NASA Cyber Hunt Analyst
KeyLogic Systems, Fairmont, WV

Information Security Analyst
American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC

Network Security Engineer
American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC

Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst (Night Shift)
XOR Security, Herndon, VA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here