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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Heroic vs. Infobright

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 ElasticSearchHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#175  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSpotifyIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201220142005
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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