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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score2.98
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas Mueller
Initial release20122005
Current release1.19.0, June 20212.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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