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Various data stores other than the main categories.

Splice Machine

The concept behind it sounds like a dare: take the Hadoop NoSQL data store and use it to create a SQL relational database solution that can scale as easily as Hadoop. After a beta testing period that began in May of 2014, it’s available to integrate with traditional Hadoop jobs and backed …

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CockroachDB

CockroachDB

AT A GLANCE At technology giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook, engineers have pioneered techniques that help make their websites just as hard to kill. If a server goes on the fritz, a series of servers shut down, or even an entire data center goes dark, these sites are supposed …

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Greenplum

Greenplum

AT A GLANCE Today, new forms of data—massive amounts of it—are emerging more quickly than ever before thanks to always-on networks, the Web, a flood of consumer content, surveillance systems, sensors and the like. In a recent report, many predict that over the next decade the amount of digital data …

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BayesDB

BayesDB

BayesDB, a Bayesian database table, lets users query the probable implications of their tabular data as easily as an SQL database lets them query the data itself. Using the built-in Bayesian Query Language (BQL), users with no statistics training can solve basic data science problems, such as detecting predictive relationships …

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SenseiDB

SenseiDB

SenseiDB is an open-source, distributed, realtime, semi-structured database. Some Claimed Features: Full-text search Fast realtime updates Structured and faceted search BQL: SQL-like query language Fast key-value lookup High performance under concurrent heavy update and query volumes Hadoop integration In comparison to traditional RDBMSs RDBMS: scales vertically strong ACID guarantee relational …

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Drizzle

Drizzle

AT A GLANCE Drizzle is a re-designed version of the MySQL v6.0 codebase and is designed around a central concept of having a microkernel architecture. Features such as the query cache and authentication system are now plugins to the database, which follow the general theme of “pluggable storage engines” that …

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HandlerSocket

HabdlerSocket

AT A GLANCE HandlerSocket is a NoSQL plugin for MySQL variants. It works as a daemon inside the mysqld process, accepting TCP connections, and executing requests from clients. HandlerSocket does not support SQL queries. Instead, it supports simple CRUD operations on tables. HandlerSocket can be much faster than mysqld/libmysql in …

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TokuDB

TokuDB

TokuDB is a storage engine for MySQL and MariaDB that is specifically designed for high performance on write-intensive workloads. It achieves this via Fractal Tree indexing. TokuDB is a scalable, ACID and MVCC compliant storage engine. TokuDB is one of the technologies that enable Big Data in MySQL. Performance claims: …

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