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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Derby vs. H2

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Derby vs. H2

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.h2database.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationThomas Mueller
Initial release201219972005
Current release1.19.0, June 202110.15.2.0, March 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored ProceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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