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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. ScyllaDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.scylladb.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.scylladb.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSybase, SAPScyllaDBApache Software Foundation
Initial release2008199320152014
Current release7.2.4, September 2012Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 20223.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, Luano
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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DrizzleSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSScyllaDBSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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