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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Heroic

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#104  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgphoenix.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsphoenix.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationSpotify
Initial release201220142014
Current release1.20.2, August 20225.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancy

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