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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Impala vs. Netezza vs. searchxml

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAnalytic DBMS for HadoopData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.00
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Document stores
#56  Relational DBMS
Score17.82
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score16.79
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software FoundationClouderaIBMinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release2012201320002015
Current release1.20.2, August 20224.1.0, June 20221.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infoincluded in applianceWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC++All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesyes infoon the application server
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
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 datanonoACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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 sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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