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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Realm

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#21  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score9.51
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20122014
Current release1.20.2, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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 sourceyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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Apache DrillRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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