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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. GigaSpaces vs. HBase

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#30  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score43.19
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.comhbase.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhbase.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGigaspaces TechnologiesApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release201220002008
Current release1.19.0, June 202115.5, September 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Cloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.
Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-99 for query and DML statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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 sourceyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceRole-based access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Apache DrillGigaSpacesHBase
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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