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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIn-memory JavaScript DBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#222  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20122017201420141987
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V0.10.20, January 20183.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptJava
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in LuaView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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