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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. MariaDB vs. MaxDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.21
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#51  Relational DBMS
Score99.35
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
maxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarymaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20122009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19951984
Current release1.20.2, August 202210.9.4, November 20227.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesC++Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillMariaDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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