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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EXASOL

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.78
Rank#87  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resources
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasol
Initial release20122000
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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 sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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