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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Drizzle vs. Kinetica

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKinetica
Initial release201220082012
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.2.4, September 20127.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++C
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 sourceyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Apache DrillDrizzleKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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