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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.68
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score5.10
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgtrino.io
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docstrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperTrino Software Foundation
Initial release20182012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release0.10, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeyesyes
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 indexesyesdepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on connected data-source
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDdepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesdepending on connected data-source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSQL standard access control
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DuckDBTrino
Specific characteristicsTrino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosPerformant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metrics33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTrino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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