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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Postgres-XL

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.19.0, June 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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