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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Blueflood vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandradBase 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.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#297  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgblueflood.iowww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRackspaceAsthon TateGoogle
Initial release2012201319792015
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hosted
Data schemeschema-freepredefined schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesC++dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.no
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 DBMSAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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