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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Solr

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.68
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
#48  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score57.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docssupport.google.com/­gsalucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220022004
Current release1.16, May 20198.2.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen 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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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnono infosupports limited query time joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava plugins
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationcloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking infoSolr 4
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 sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceUser authentication via various security protocols

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