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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Sqrrl

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It will be removed 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 developmentAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.60
Rank#51  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.49
Rank#209  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#36  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchsqrrl.com/
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release200820152012
Current release7.2.4, September 2012V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infousing Azure authenticationCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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