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DBMS > Drizzle vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 columnsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.92
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMonetDB BVTerark
Initial release200820042016
Current release7.2.4, September 2012Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DrizzleMonetDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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