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Apache Drill

3 Ratings

HBase

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28 Ratings

Apache Drill

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Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Drill

if you're doing joins from hBASE, hdfs, cassandra and redis, then this works.Using it as a be all end all does not suit it. This is not your straight forward magic software that works for all scenarios. One needs to determine the use case to see if Apache Drill fits the needs. 3/4 of the time, usually it does.
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HBase

Hbase is well suited for large organizations with millions of operations performing on tables, real-time lookup of records in a table, range queries, random reads and writes and online analytics operations.Hbase cannot be replaced for traditional databases as it cannot support all the features, CPU and memory intensive. Observed increased latency when using with MapReduce job joins.
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Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

Apache Drill
HBase
8.1
Performance
Apache Drill
HBase
8.0
Availability
Apache Drill
HBase
8.0
Concurrency
Apache Drill
HBase
7.2
Security
Apache Drill
HBase
7.7
Scalability
Apache Drill
HBase
8.0
Data model flexibility
Apache Drill
HBase
9.0
Deployment model flexibility
Apache Drill
HBase
9.0

Pros

  • queries multiple data sources with ease.
  • supports sql, so non technical users who know sql, can run query sets
  • 3rd party tools, like tableau, zoom data and looker were able to connect with no issues
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  • Scalability. HBase can scale to trillions of records.
  • Fast. HBase is extremely fast to scan values or retrieve individual records by key.
  • HBase can be accessed by standard SQL via Apache Phoenix.
  • Integrated. I can easily store and retrieve data from HBase using Apache Spark.
  • It is easy to set up DR and backups.
  • Ingest. It is easy to ingest data into HBase via shell, Java, Apache NiFi, Storm, Spark, Flink, Python and other means.
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Cons

  • deployment. Not as easy
  • configuration isn't as straight forward, especially with the documentation
  • Garbage collection could be improved upon
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  • Difficult for people who are building custom tools for SQL like purposes to understand HBase
  • Cannot be used for transactional datasets
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Likelihood to Renew

Apache Drill7.0
Based on 1 answer
if Presto comes up with more support (ie hbase, s3), then its strongly possible that we'll move from apache drill to prestoDB. However, Apache drill needs more configuration ease, especially when it comes to garbage collection tuning. If apache drill could support also sparkSQL and Flume, then it does change drill into being something more valuable than prestoDB
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HBase8.4
Based on 9 answers
There is no replacement for hbase for an on-prem Hadoop cluster, but moving to the cloud, there are better options.
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Alternatives Considered

compared to presto, has more support than prestodb.Impala has limitations to what drill can supportapache phoenix only supports for hbase. no support for cassandra. Apache drill was chosen, because of the multiple data stores that it supports htat the other 3 do not support. Presto does not support hbase as of yet. Impala does not support query to cassandra
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Hbase is less robust but faster.
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Return on Investment

  • Configuration has taken some serious time out.
  • Garbage collection tuning. is a constant hassle. time and effort applied to it, vs dedicating resources elsewhere.
  • w/ sql support, reduces the need of devs to generate the resultset for analysts, when they can run queries themselves (if they know sql).
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  • Facilitates building of UI tools that provide valuable business insights
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Pricing Details

Apache Drill

General
Free Trial
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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HBase

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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