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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Impala vs. LevelDB vs. TDengine

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for HadoopEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.00
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score17.82
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score1.92
Rank#138  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldbgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationClouderaGoogleTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release2012201320112019
Current release1.20.2, August 20224.1.0, June 20221.23, February 20213.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnononoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 sourceyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
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, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnoyes
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Apache DrillImpalaLevelDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 19,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine Community Edition is open-source software released under the AGPL 3.0 that...
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