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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. YugabyteDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 OLTPmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#174  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscubrid.org/­manualssphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20122008199420012017
Current release1.19.0, June 202111.0, January 20214.4, October 20213.4.1, July 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresnonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencynoneStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenonono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillCubridmSQL infoMini SQLSphinxYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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