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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. MaxDB vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. MaxDB vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.compouchdb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Apache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012198420122004
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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