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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Citus vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.34
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#149  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score8.43
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.17
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.citusdata.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.citusdata.comdocs.datastax.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDataStaxRocket Software
Initial release2012201020111985
Current release1.17.0, December 20198.1, December 20186.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoconfigurable
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 sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Apache DrillCitusDatastax EnterpriseUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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