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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#137  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgbigobject.iogeode.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.bigobject.iogeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBigObject, Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Terark
Initial release20122015200820022016
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 20121.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLuanouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
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 sourceyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenoPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableno

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