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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Cubrid vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Cubrid vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 OLTPCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score8.37
Rank#53  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscubrid.org/­manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20122008201719942001
Current release1.19.0, June 202111.0, January 20214.3, October 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersnoyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nono

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