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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Apache IoTDB vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Apache IoTDB vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kinetica

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#254  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score10.96
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score8.64
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgiotdb.apache.orgetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationGoogleKinetica
Initial release2012201820172012
Current release1.19.0, June 20213.4, August 20197.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaGoC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languagenonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesIntegration with Hadoop and SparknoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users and roles on table level
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Apache DrillApache IoTDBetcdGoogle Cloud FirestoreKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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