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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J vs. VoltDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 CPUsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comrdf4j.orgwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release2008201220042010
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++JavaJava, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesJava
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 nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 integrityyesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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DrizzleKineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameVoltDB
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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