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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. PouchDB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimescaleDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.43
Rank#275  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score4.76
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comraima.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.raima.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software FoundationRaima Inc.Timescale
Initial release2008201219842017
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1.1, June 201915, June 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungehorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzlePouchDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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