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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Google BigQuery vs. Graph Engine

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA 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 DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score45.81
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.graphengine.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201220102010
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation language.NET and C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted.NET
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesoptional: 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 sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)

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