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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. TerminusDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2012200820052018
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 20122.1.210, January 202210.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC++C
C++
Java
PHP
JavaJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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