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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Druid vs. GridGain

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Druid vs. GridGain

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.66
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release201220122007
Current release1.16, May 2019GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTPHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceno infoavailable via extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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