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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. Ignite

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. Ignite

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score50.29
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.49
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012200019832015
Current release1.19.0, June 202119, May 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infovia pluginsANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
PHPC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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