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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. BaseX vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BaseX vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Native XML DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score2.89
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#125  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#232  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgbasex.orgwww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.basex.orgwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBaseX GmbHExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122007200020172004
Current release1.18.0, September 20209.5, February 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsyes, in Luayes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 sourceUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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