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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. LokiJS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#268  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJShelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2008201220141992
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleKineticaLokiJSSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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