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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. MariaDB vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.67
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score49.13
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score96.79
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakermariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
rdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122000198320092004
Current release1.18.0, September 202019, May 202010.5.10, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infovia pluginsyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
PHPAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 infowith MEMORY storage engine
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 servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Apache DrillEXASOLFileMakerMariaDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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