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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graph Engine

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. DolphinDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graph Engine

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engine
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#167  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score19.96
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dolphindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.graphengine.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dolphindb.com/­helpfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDolphinDB, IncGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Microsoft
Initial release2012201820122010
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++.NET and C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted.NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storage
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 sourceAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes, based on authentication and database rules

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