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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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.Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreRDF4J 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 DBMSKey-value storeRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
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
Score1.02
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleAlachisoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122000198320052004
Current release1.18.0, September 202019, May 20205.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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 formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
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
PHP.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes 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
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 servicesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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Apache DrillEXASOLFileMakerNCacheRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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