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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. SpatiaLite vs. Stardog vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. SpatiaLite vs. Stardog vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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 CPUsSpatial extension of SQLiteEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA 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 DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#123  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexwww.stardog.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmldocs.stardog.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaAlessandro FurieriStardog-UnionTerark
Initial release20082012200820102016
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 20215.0.0, August 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linuxserver-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
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 infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleKineticaSpatiaLiteStardogTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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