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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. GeoSpock vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. GeoSpock vs. RethinkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  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 HBaseSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.98
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.16
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#314  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#96  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgphoenix.apache.orggeospock.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsphoenix.apache.orgdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationGeoSpockThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201220142009
Current release1.19.0, June 20215.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.0, September 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
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 functionsno
TriggersnononoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic shardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesnono
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 can be defined per tableyes infousers and table-level permissions

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