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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Memgraph vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scalemSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#261  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgmemgraph.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.memgraph.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookDiscordGitHub
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMemgraph LtdHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2012201719942001
Current release1.19.0, June 20214.4, October 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoFree license availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)noyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceUsers, roles and permissionsnono
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Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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