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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Cubrid vs. DuckDB vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Cubrid vs. DuckDB vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#267  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
duckdb.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscubrid.org/­manualsduckdb.org/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleHughes Technologies
Initial release20122008201820141994
Current release1.19.0, June 202111.0, January 20210.2, August 20202.1.12, February 20174.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC++JavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresnonono
TriggersnoyesnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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