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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. RDF4J vs. Solr

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score52.10
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerrdf4j.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20122000198320042006
Current release1.18.0, September 202019, May 20208.9.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infovia pluginsnoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
PHPJava
PHP
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyesJava plugins
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 servicesnoyes

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