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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StoragedBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engine
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score14.33
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dbase.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.graphengine.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon TateElasticMicrosoft
Initial release2012197920102010
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 20197.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
All OS with a Java VM.NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++dBase proprietary IDE.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and roles

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