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

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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 OLTPOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  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)
www.foundationdb.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscubrid.org/­manualsapple.github.io/­foundationdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationFoundationDBGoogleHughes Technologies
Initial release20122008201320141994
Current release1.19.0, June 202111.0, January 20216.2.28, November 20202.1.12, February 20174.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-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-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyessupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-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
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer onlynono
TriggersnoyesnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
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 sourcenoyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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