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DBMS > Drizzle vs. MaxDB vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. MaxDB vs. Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Trafodion

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#257  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score608.21
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.commemgraph.comwww.postgresql.orgtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.memgraph.comwww.postgresql.org/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Memgraph LtdPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2008198420171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2014
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.9.10 (January 2020), 202014.1, November 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++CC++, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Java Stored Procedures
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMemgraphPostgreSQLTrafodion
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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