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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websiterethinkdb.comswaydb.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer PlahaJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2008200920182019
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.4.1, August 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaClojure
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrynoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnonolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.Client-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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