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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. MongoDB vs. SwayDB
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|Name||Apache Drill Xexclude from comparison||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||SwayDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Schema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage|
|Primary database model||Document store|
|Document store||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
|Developer||Apache Software Foundation||MongoDB, Inc||Simer Plaha|
|Current release||1.20.3, January 2023||6.0.1, August 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||Open Source GNU Affero GPL V3.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free||schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||no|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI||no|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP API
|proprietary protocol using JSON|
|Supported programming languages||C++||Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|Triggers||no||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||none||Eventual Consistency|
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||Atomic execution of operations|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||Depending on the underlying data source||yes optional, enabled by default||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||Depending on the underlying data source||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Depending on the underlying data source||Access rights for users and roles||no|
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