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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Elasticsearch vs. OrientDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score3.38
Rank#98  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgphoenix.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchorientdb.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsphoenix.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationElasticOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122014201020102009
Current release1.19.0, June 20215.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20197.8.0, June 20203.1.9, February 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesJava, Javascript
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureHooksClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationES-Hadoop Connectorno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 sourceyesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes infousers and table-level permissions

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