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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. dBASE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. searchxml

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StoragedBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.79
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score14.07
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score3.98
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.dbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAsthon TateGoogleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release2012197920152015
Current release1.19.0, June 2021dBASE 2019, 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC++dBase proprietary IDEC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noyes infoon the application server
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
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 integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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