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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Hive

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storagedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.87
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Document stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score78.65
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orghive.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release20122012
Current release1.17.0, December 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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