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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Heroic vs. Impala vs. searchxml

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.77
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Document stores
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score17.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#22  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSpotifyClouderainformationpartners gmbh
Initial release2012201420132015
Current release1.19.0, June 20214.0.0, July 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC++All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoon the application server
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononomultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 sourcenonono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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