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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.52
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchrethinkdb.comswaydb.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchrethinkdb.com/­docsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer PlahaJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20082015200920182019
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V12.4.1, August 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaClojure
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrynoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnononolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationnoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infousing Azure authenticationyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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