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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score2.89
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#232  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122000201320172004
Current release1.18.0, September 20202.0.2, November 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnoyes, in Luayes
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID 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 infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsnono
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