Apache Drill vs dbForge Query Builder for SQL Server : What are the differences?
Apache Drill: Schema-Free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop and NoSQL. 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; dbForge Query Builder for SQL Server : Smart SQL statement builder tool for SQL Server. It is a smart SQL statement builder tool for quick and easy designing of complex SQL queries without manual code writing. It allows users to effortlessly build complex SQL queries via an intuitive visual interface without manual code writing quickly and easily.
Apache Drill and dbForge Query Builder for SQL Server can be categorized as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by Apache Drill are:
- 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
On the other hand, dbForge Query Builder for SQL Server provides the following key features:
- Visual query diagram
- Creation of sub-queriesDesigning DML queries
- SQL code beautifier