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Spark SQL System Properties

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NameSpark SQL
DescriptionSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Score10.65
Rank#37  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitespark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release2014
Current releasev2.1.1, May 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageScala, Java,Python, R
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no infoQueries similar to SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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