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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Hypertable vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Hypertable vs. Riak TS vs. SWC-DB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHypertable Inc.Basho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release2012200920152020
Current release1.19.0, June 20210.9.8.11, March 20160.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenono

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