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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsA 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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaMonetDB BVTerark
Initial release2008201220042016
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
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 nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
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 configuration
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 RAMyes
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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DrizzleKineticaMonetDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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