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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. NSDb

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Document stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#369  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgnsdb.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20122017
Current release1.20.3, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data source

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