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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. EJDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. EJDB vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.97
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score2.05
Rank#122  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgbigobject.ioejdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201520121998
Current release1.19.0, June 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC
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)
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC++Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLuanoPL/SQL
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 sourcenonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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