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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. MaxDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. MaxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.commaxdb.sap.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Terark
Initial release2008201219842016
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
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 replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DrizzleKineticaMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DTerarkDB
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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