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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graph Engine vs. H2

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Graph Engine vs. H2

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.33
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score5.24
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score1.27
Rank#180  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score9.06
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.graphengine.iowww.h2database.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleMicrosoftThomas Mueller
Initial release2012201520102005
Current release1.20.2, August 20222.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation language.NET and CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted.NETAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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