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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Heroic vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerSpotifyTerark
Initial release2012200520142016
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)Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++JavaC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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 sourceyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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