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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Apache Phoenix vs. SwayDB

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgphoenix.apache.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsphoenix.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationSimer Plaha
Initial release201220142018
Current release1.19.0, June 20215.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
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 dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic execution of operations
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 sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyno

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