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DBMS > Drizzle vs. MonetDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. MonetDB vs. SingleStore

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score6.58
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMonetDB BVSingleStore Inc.
Initial release200820042013
Current release7.2.4, September 2012Jul2021-SP2, July 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++, Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
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, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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DrizzleMonetDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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