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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Geode vs. Kingbase vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Geode vs. Kingbase vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orggeode.apache.orgwww.kingbase.com.cngithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgeode.apache.org/­docsbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Terark
Initial release2012200219992016
Current release1.19.0, June 20211.1, February 2017V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language (OQL)Standard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
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 per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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