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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Geode vs. Microsoft Access vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Geode vs. Microsoft Access vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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 processesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)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
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
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orggeode.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgeode.apache.org/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessgithub.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.MicrosoftTerark
Initial release2012200219922016
Current release1.19.0, June 20211.1, February 20171902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
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 definableno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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