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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.53
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release20082014
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPno

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