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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Citus vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Citus vs. Ingres

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  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 PostgreSQLWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.46
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.citusdata.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.citusdata.comdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperApache Software FoundationActian Corporation
Initial release201220101974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release1.17.0, December 20198.1, December 201811.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
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 sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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