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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BigObject vs. Hive

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.46
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score69.55
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgbigobject.iohive.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.bigobject.iocwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBigObject, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201220152012
Current release1.17.0, December 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
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)
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLuayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
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 sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenoAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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