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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. PostGIS vs. Rockset

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitepostgis.netrockset.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerRockset
Initial release200820052019
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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