What is Apache Drill?
Apache Drill is a distributed MPP query layer that supports SQL and alternative query languages against NoSQL and Hadoop data storage systems. It was inspired in part by Google's Dremel.
Apache Drill is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses Apache Drill?
3 companies reportedly use Apache Drill in their tech stacks, including Compile Inc, Alpha Vertex, and Clarisights.
33 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Drill.
Why developers like Apache Drill?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Apache Drill
Apache Drill's Features
- Low-latency SQL queries
- Dynamic queries on self-describing data in files (such as JSON, Parquet, text) and MapR-DB/HBase tables, without requiring metadata definitions in the Hive metastore.
- ANSI SQL
- Nested data support
- Integration with Apache Hive (queries on Hive tables and views, support for all Hive file formats and Hive UDFs)
- BI/SQL tool integration using standard JDBC/ODBC drivers
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