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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. MaxDB vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. MaxDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#77  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release201219842014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
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 sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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