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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Riak KV vs. Sqrrl vs. ToroDB

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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.Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value storeAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#294  Overall
#39  Document stores
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvsqrrl.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerBasho TechnologiesAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.8Kdata
Initial release2008200920122016
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangJavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
LinuxAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infomaking use of HadoopSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infomaking use of HadoopMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)Access rights for users and roles

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