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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Couchbase vs. MySQL

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile databaseWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.95
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Document stores
#58  Relational DBMS
Score16.41
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.couchbase.comdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCouchbase, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201220111995
Current release1.20.3, January 2023Server: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 20239.0.0, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use casesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++yes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic Shardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication. Role-base access control.Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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