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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score3.14
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Document stores
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#370  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperApache Software FoundationVelocityDB Inc
Initial release20122011
Current release1.20.3, January 20237.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Any that supports .NET
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
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
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 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 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 sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceBased on Windows Authentication

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