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NameApache Drill
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.33
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012
Current release1.18.0, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data source

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