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Apache Drill

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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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MongoDB

If you are a small development company or don't have access to experienced DBA folks, MongoDB can be a good choice for the developer to take the data by the horns.MongoDB is easy to handle when it comes to migrations because of its schemaless nature.It can help you get to market faster because you're not spending a ton of time with dev ops and organizing data structures. You can iterate pretty easily. I would say it's a good choice for most web apps, but you might run into restrictions on certain data queries that MongoDB just can't do as efficiently as a relational database.It can also be hard for some folks coming from a relational data model background. The idea of denormalized or redundant data can feel dirty to some. But the speed and performance in development and execution appear to make up for those faults.
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Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.5
Performance
Apache Drill
MongoDB
9.0
Availability
Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.5
Concurrency
Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.0
Security
Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.5
Scalability
Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.0
Data model flexibility
Apache Drill
MongoDB
8.5
Deployment model flexibility
Apache Drill
MongoDB
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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  • Ease of use in application development.
  • Schema friendly design... it looks and acts like JSON objects developers are familiar with.
  • Excellent community of developers to assist with advanced configuration matters.
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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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  • MongoDB is still a maturing platform. So it's a basic datastore - but advancing quickly and rapidly adding new features.
  • Search against a large database can be slow if not indexed properly. We use a caching layer (Elastic Search) in front of MongoDB for meta-data searches and then only search against MongoDB with very selective and targeted query (i.e. using _id)
  • It's a paradigm shift for users - to switch from thinking normalized and relational to thinking in documents.
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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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MongoDB8.5
Based on 41 answers
Refactoring code can lead to more heartache than it's worth when looking at switching a datastore.
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Usability

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MongoDB8.0
Based on 3 answers
I'm not a database expert by any means. But MongoDB has helped lower the barrier to entry in the world of full stack development. It has an expressive and easy to understand syntax and API. Additionally, their documentation is really quite detailed and easy to follow. Anyone with javascript experience should be able to work with it.
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Support

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MongoDB8.0
Based on 2 answers
I never had problems with the application. It complies with all the characteristics that the company specifies with this product.
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Implementation

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MongoDB8.4
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While the setup and configuration of MongoDB is pretty straight forward, having a vendor that performs automatic backups and scales the cluster automatically is very convenient. If you do not have a system administrator or DBA familiar with MongoDB on hand, it's a very good idea to use a 3rd party vendor that specializes in MongoDB hosting. The value is very well worth it over hosting it yourself since the cost is often reasonable among providers.
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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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From the beginning, we thought we would have a large volume of data, so MongoDB was a natural choice. Next we started the project and found MongoDB is also developing new features that are more like SQL which was very nice for us. As data volume is growing with time, no need to think of anything else.
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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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  • Improved speed
  • Schema-less
  • Allow us to scale out easily
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Apache Drill

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Free Trial
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MongoDB

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Free Trial
Yes
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Yes
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No
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