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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  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 HBaseAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Multi-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 DBMSRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score0.37
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
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.kingbase.com.cnorientdb.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsphoenix.apache.orgbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20122014199920102009
Current release1.19.0, June 20215.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019V8.0, August 20213.1.9, February 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and JavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesStandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
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
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.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 functionsuser defined functionsJava, Javascript
TriggersnonoyesHooksClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningShardingSharding 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 integrationnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDAtomic 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 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-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Apache DrillApache PhoenixKingbaseOrientDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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