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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. HBase vs. Riak KV vs. YugabyteDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.99
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score46.28
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.34
Rank#67  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score1.18
Rank#157  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orghbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docshbase.apache.orgdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2012200820092017
Current release1.18.0, September 20202.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 20152.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes
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 indexesnonorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Hash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoyes
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Apache DrillHBaseRiak KVYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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