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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Graphite vs. MonetDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationChris DavisMonetDB BV
Initial release201220062004
Current release1.19.0, June 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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 source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache DrillGraphiteMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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