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

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  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 engineTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.00
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#81  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.01
Rank#204  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#311  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.graphengine.iowww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleMicrosoftMachbase
Initial release2012201520102013
Current release1.20.2, August 2022V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation language.NET and CC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted.NETLinux
Windows
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 compliantnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factor
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 storageno
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 infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple password-based access control

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