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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite vs. Valentina Server

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.orgwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoftDwayne Richard HippParadigma Software
Initial release2008201020001999
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V123.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyes
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
yes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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