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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. GridGain vs. Realm vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. GridGain vs. Realm vs. STSdb

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.33
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#127  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#62  Relational DBMS
Score9.03
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comrealm.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGridGain Systems, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019STS Soft SC
Initial release2012200720142011
Current release1.20.2, August 2022GridGain 8.5.14.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 sourceyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesno

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