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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. DolphinDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Sqrrl vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. DolphinDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Sqrrl vs. TimescaleDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 languageA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#167  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dolphindb.comwww.graphengine.iosqrrl.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDolphinDB, IncMicrosoftAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.Timescale
Initial release20122018201020122017
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++.NET and CJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
.NETLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languagenonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoopyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infomaking use of HadoopSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAdministrators, Users, GroupsCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache DrillDolphinDBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinitySqrrlTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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