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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. mSQL vs. PostGIS

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StoragemSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlpostgis.net
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHughes Technologies
Initial release201219942005
Current release1.19.0, June 20214.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
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 sourcenoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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