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

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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 OLTPEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
google.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlpostgis.net
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleHughes Technologies
Initial release20122008201419942005
Current release1.19.0, June 202111.0, January 20212.1.12, February 20174.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaJavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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-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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
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
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresnonouser defined functions
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
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 MemoryDBnono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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