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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20122010
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
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 infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
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 sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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