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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. eXtremeDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. eXtremeDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.mcobject.comwww.postgres-xl.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMcObjectSimer Plaha
Initial release201220012014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2018
Current release1.19.0, June 20218.2, November 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCCAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Apache DrilleXtremeDBPostgres-XLSwayDB
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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