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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Axibase vs. dBASE

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score14.33
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.dbase.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebase
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAxibase CorporationAsthon Tate
Initial release201220131979
Current release1.19.0, June 202115585dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.
Supported programming languagesC++Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMS
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 source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and roles

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