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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCloud or off-cloud analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.02
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Document stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score10.06
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOpenText infopreviously Micro Focus and Hewlett Packard
Initial release20122005
Current release1.20.3, January 202312.0.3, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeYes, but also semi-structure/unstructured data storage, and complex hierarchical data (like Parquet) stored and/or queried.
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 indexesnoNo Indexes Required. Different internal optimization strategy, but same functionality included.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesC++C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infoBi-directional Spark integration
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
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; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Apache DrillVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy off-cloud,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable, and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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