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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. ScyllaDB vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score1.85
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.scylladb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.scylladb.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSoftmotionsFairCom CorporationScyllaDBOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122012197920151998
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V3, October 2020Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC++Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, LuaPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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