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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. GeoMesa vs. Kingbase

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.28
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#214  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#265  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.geomesa.orgwww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCCRi and othersBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release201220141999
Current release1.20.3, January 20234.0.5, February 2024V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaC and Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layerhorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcedepending on storage layer
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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